Need a little trip to the tropics? Make classic Chex® cereal mix using tropical fruits, coconut and macadamia nuts. You can do it all in 30 minutes.
cups Rice Chex™ cereal
cup shredded coconut, if desired
cup dried banana chips
cup dried tropical three-fruit mix (from 7-oz package)
cup macadamia nuts
tablespoons packed brown sugar
tablespoons frozen (thawed) pineapple or orange juice concentrate
In large microwavable bowl, mix cereal, coconut, banana chips, tropical fruit mix and nuts.
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.
Microwave uncovered on High 5 to 6 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes, until mixture begins to brown.Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool, about 15 minutes. Store in airtight container.
Serve this tropical snack mix in plastic margarita glasses topped with a mini paper umbrella.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- 2 1/2g,
- 2 1/2%
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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.