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Buddy The Elf™ Sweet Maple Chex™ Mix

buddy the elf™ sweet maple chex™ mix
Buddy The Elf™ Sweet Maple Chex™ Mix
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 24

This sweet mix is full of Buddy’s favorite flavor…maple syrup! Maple-sweetened Chex™ cereal, Cinnamon Chex™ cereal, mini cookies and pretzels are topped with his famous “spaghetti”—made with white chocolate noodles, chocolate candies and marshmallows. MORE+ LESS-

Updated November 15, 2019

Ingredients

4
cups Rice Chex™ or Corn Chex™ cereal
1/4
cup maple-flavored syrup
1
tablespoon butter, melted
1 1/2
cups mini vanilla wafer cookies
1
cup mini pretzel twists
2/3
cup white vanilla baking chips
2
tablespoons festive trees or other holiday sprinkles (red, white and green)
2
cups Cinnamon Chex™ cereal
1
cup salted roasted almonds
1/4
cup miniature marshmallows
2
tablespoons candy-coated chocolate candies (red and green)
2
tablespoons milk chocolate chips

Steps

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  • 1
    Line 2 large rimmed pans with waxed paper.
  • 2
    In large microwavable bowl, add cereal. In small bowl, mix syrup and melted butter. Pour over cereal in bowl; toss to coat evenly. Microwave uncovered on High 2 to 4 minutes, stirring after each minute, until mixture is well coated and thoroughly glazed. Spread mixture in one of the pans to cool.
  • 3
    Spread cookies and pretzels in single layer, right side up, in remaining pan. In small microwavable bowl, microwave 1/3 cup of the vanilla baking chips uncovered on High 30 to 60 seconds, stirring after 30 seconds, until melted and smooth. Transfer melted chips to small resealable food-storage plastic bag; cut small corner from one end of bag. Drizzle on top of cookies and pretzels. Top with sprinkles; cool 20 to 30 minutes or until drizzle is set. Carefully break apart pretzels and cookies, if necessary.
  • 4
    In oval or round serving dish with sides, mix cereals, cookies, pretzels and almonds.
  • 5
    In small microwavable bowl, microwave remaining 1/3 cup vanilla baking chips uncovered on High 30 to 60 seconds, stirring after 30 seconds, until chips are melted and smooth. Transfer melted chips to small resealable food-storage plastic bag; cut small corner from one end of bag. Drizzle on top of snack mix to look like a spaghetti pile. Top with marshmallows and candies.
  • 6
    In another small microwavable bowl, microwave milk chocolate chips uncovered on High 15 to 30 seconds, stirring after 15 seconds, until chips are melted and smooth. Transfer melted chips to small resealable food-storage plastic bag; cut small corner from one end of bag. Drizzle on top of candies, marshmallows and snack mix to look like chocolate syrup. Top with additional sprinkles, if desired. Refrigerate 15 to 20 minutes or until drizzle is set. To serve, break into pieces.

Expert Tips

  • Customize this mix by adding your favorite candies on top to make it your own!

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
Calories
160
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
12%
Saturated Fat
2g
11%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
140mg
6%
Potassium
95mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
21g
7%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
10g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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