Valentine Chex® Mix (1/2 Recipe)

Valentine Chex® Mix (1/2 Recipe)

Personalize sweet Chex® cereal mix with red, white and pink candies for an extra-special Valentine's Day treat.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

11

servings

4 1/2
cups Rice Chex® cereal
1/2
cup white vanilla baking chips
1/4
cup peanut butter
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1/3
cup powdered sugar
1/4
cup red, white and pink candy-coated chocolate candies
2
tablespoons red or pink jimmies sprinkles
  1. Place cereal in medium bowl. In small microwavable bowl, microwave vanilla chips, peanut butter and butter uncovered on High 1 minute to 1 minute 30 seconds, stirring every 30 seconds, until melted and smooth. Pour peanut butter mixture over cereal, stirring until evenly coated.
  2. Place 1/2 of the cereal mixture in 1-gallon food-storage plastic bag. Add powdered sugar. Seal bag; shake until well coated. Spread on waxed paper or foil; cool about 15 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, stir candies and sprinkles into remaining cereal mixture. Spread on waxed paper or foil; cool about 15 minutes.
  4. In serving bowl, mix both cereal mixtures. Store in airtight container.
Makes 11 servings (1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Special Touch
Look for decorative cellophane bags in craft or paper goods stores. Fill with this extra-special mix and tie with festive ribbons for a Valentine gift.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 200
    • (Calories from Fat 90),
  • Total Fat 10g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 5mg;
  • Sodium 160mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 24g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 15g),
  • Protein 3g;
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;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.