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Gluten-Free Tropical Island Chex® Mix

Tropical fruits, coconut and macadamia nuts add a tropical spin to classic Chex® cereal mix that's ready in 30 minutes.

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  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 20

Ingredients

8
cups Rice Chex™ cereal
1
cup shredded coconut, if desired
1
cup dried banana chips
1
package (7 oz) dried tropical three-fruit mix
1
jar (3 oz) macadamia nuts
3
tablespoons butter or margarine
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup frozen (thawed) pineapple or orange juice concentrate

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LOCATION

Directions

  • 1 In large microwavable bowl, mix cereal, coconut, banana chips, tropical three-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 6 to 8 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes, until mixture just begins to brown. Spread on waxed paper or foil; cool about 15 minutes. Store in airtight container.

EXPERT TIPS

Expert Tips

Use up the extra juice concentrate by mixing with club soda for a tropical drink.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
150
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
100mg
100%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
10g
10%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
20%;
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.

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