Tropical Island Chex® Mix (1/2 Recipe)

Tropical Island Chex® Mix (1/2 Recipe)

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.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

10

servings

4
cups Rice Chex® cereal
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
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 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.
Makes 10 servings (1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Special Touch
Serve this tropical snack mix in plastic margarita glasses topped with a mini paper umbrella.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 140
    • (Calories from Fat 50),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 100mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 21g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 10g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.