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Cranberry-Orange Chex™ Mix

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 55 min
  • Servings 20

Give the gift of a homemade snack mix. This one may be the “berry” best you’ll make! MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

3
cups Corn Chex™ cereal
3
cups Rice Chex™ cereal
3
cups Wheat Chex™ cereal
1
cup sliced almonds
1/4
cup butter or margarine, melted
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup frozen (thawed) orange juice concentrate
1/2
cup dried cranberries

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 300°F. In large bowl, mix cereals and almonds.
  • 2
    In microwavable measuring cup, mix butter, brown sugar and juice concentrate. Microwave uncovered on High 30 seconds; stir. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated. Pour into ungreased large roasting pan.
  • 3
    Bake uncovered 30 minutes, stirring after 15 minutes. Stir in cranberries. Cool completely, about 15 minutes. Store in airtight container.

Expert Tips

  • Having an extra set of hands is especially helpful when pouring the sauce over the cereal so that one person can pour and one can stir.
  • Party stores carry cellophane bags in designs for all seasons. Keep these bags on hand to give Chex® mixes any time of year.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
Calories
140
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
8%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
170mg
7%
Potassium
120mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
22g
7%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
8g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
30%
30%
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 Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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