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Chex® Moroccan Crunch

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Chex® Moroccan Crunch
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 21
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Celebrate the C’s (cumin, coriander and cinnamon) and the captivating flavor they create in this Chex® snack with the sweetness of fruit and honey.
Updated Aug 9, 2006

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon dried mint leaves, if desired
  • 8 cups Corn Chex™, Rice Chex™ or Wheat Chex™ cereal (or combination)
  • 2 cups almonds
  • 1 cup chopped dried fruits, currants or raisins
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped crystallized ginger
  • 3 tablespoons honey, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 250°F.
  • 2
    In ungreased large roasting pan, melt butter in oven. Stir in seasonings. Stir in cereal and almonds until evenly coated.
  • 3
    Bake 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Stir in dried fruits and ginger. Drizzle with honey. Cool completely, about 15 minutes. Store in airtight container.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Use 1 teaspoon curry powder for the cumin, 1 tablespoon dried cilantro leaves for the coriander and 1 tablespoon ground ginger for the crystallized ginger.
  • tip 2
    Dried fruit mixtures are available chopped and ready for recipes

Nutrition

180 Calories, 10g Total Fat, 4g Protein, 18g Total Carbohydrate, 5g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
Calories
180
Calories from Fat
90
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
12%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
200mg
8%
Potassium
170mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
18g
6%
Dietary Fiber
3g
10%
Sugars
5g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
25%
25%
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; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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