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3-Ingredient Crunchy Snack Mix

3-Ingredient Crunchy Snack Mix
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 20
Betty Crocker's Heart Healthy Cookbook shares a recipe! Looking for a fast popcorn snack made using Chex® cereal? Then check out this sweet and satisfying snack mix.
Updated August 17, 2010

Ingredients

  • 6 cups popped light butter-flavor microwave popcorn
  • 4 cups Wheat, Corn or Rice Chex™ cereal
  • 1 jar (7 ounces) marshmallow creme

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. Mix popcorn and cereal in large bowl; set aside.
  • 2
    Microwave marshmallow creme in medium microwavable bowl uncovered on High 1 minute; stir. Microwave about 1 minute longer or until melted; stir. Pour over popcorn mixture, stirring until evenly coated. Spread mixture on cookie sheet.
  • 3
    Bake 5 minutes; stir. Bake about 5 minutes longer or until coating is light golden brown. Spread on waxed paper or aluminum foil to cool. Store in tightly covered container up to 2 weeks.

  • The marshmallow creme adds sweetness to the popcorn and cereal without adding fat. The key to heart-healthy snacking is to find the best snacks with healthy types of fat and low calories that still satisfy, and this snack does those things.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
Calories
70
Calories from Fat
0
Total Fat
0g
0%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
90mg
4%
Potassium
20mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
15g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
8g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
0 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; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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