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Crunchy Cranberry-Cinnamon Snack

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Crunchy Cranberry-Cinnamon Snack
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 8
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Betty Crocker's Living with Cancer Cookbook shares a recipe! Feel like having something crunchy? The microwave makes it quick to keep this colorful snack on hand.
Updated Jan 2, 2012

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 1/2 cups Corn Chex™ cereal
  • 1 1/2 cups Rice Chex™ cereal
  • 1 1/2 cups Wheat Chex™ cereal
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries, dried cherries or raisins

Steps

  • 1
    Mix sugar and cinnamon.
  • 2
    In large microwavable bowl, microwave butter uncovered on High about 40 seconds or until melted. Stir in cereals until evenly coated. Microwave 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute.
  • 3
    Sprinkle half of the sugar mixture evenly over cereal; stir. Sprinkle with remaining sugar mixture; stir. Microwave 1 minute. Stir in cranberries. Spread on paper towels to cool, about 15 minutes. Store in airtight container.

Nutrition

190 Calories, 6g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 31g Total Carbohydrate, 14g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
Calories
190
Calories from Fat
60
Total Fat
6g
10%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
18%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
240mg
10%
Potassium
70mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
31g
10%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
14g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
40%
40%
Exchanges:
1 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
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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