Tropical Island Chex Mix

Tropical Island Chex Mix

Coconut, banana chips, fruit flavors and macadamia nuts add a tropical treat to this island mix.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

10

servings

4
cups Rice Chex® cereal (gluten free)
1/2
cup shredded coconut, if desired
1/2
cup dried banana chips
2/3
cup dried tropical three-fruit mix (from 7-oz package)
1/3
cup macadamia nuts
1 1/2
tablespoons butter or margarine
2
tablespoons packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons frozen (thawed) pineapple or orange juice concentrate
  1. In large microwavable bowl, mix cereal, coconut, banana chips, tropical fruit mix and nuts.
  2. In microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter uncovered on High about 30 seconds or until melted. Stir in brown sugar and pineapple juice concentrate. Microwave uncovered on High about 30 seconds or until hot; stir. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated.
  3. Microwave uncovered on High 3 to 5 minutes, stirring every minute, until mixture begins to brown. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool, about 15 minutes. Store in airtight container.
Makes 10 servings (1/2 cup)

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 150
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 110mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 22g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 10g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.