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Frosted Nutmeg Cookies Chex Mix

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  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 14
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Connecticut is known as the Nutmeg State, and this frosted mix brings out the sweet spiciness of nutmeg—once a very valuable spice and still prized for its singular flavor.
Updated Oct 23, 2012
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Ingredients

  • 4 cups Rice Chex™ cereal
  • 2 cups Wheat Chex™ cereal
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup from 1 tub (16 oz) Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy Vanilla Frosting

Steps

  • 1
    In large microwavable bowl, mix cereals.
  • 2
    In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter uncovered on High about 30 seconds or until melted. Stir in brown sugar, vanilla and nutmeg. Microwave uncovered on High about 30 seconds or until hot; stir. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated. Microwave uncovered on High 2 to 3 minutes, stirring every minute until mixture just begins to brown. Spread on waxed paper or foil.
  • 3
    In small microwavable bowl, heat frosting uncovered on High about 15 to 20 seconds, just until melted. Drizzle frosting over cereal mixture. Refrigerate 15 to 20 minutes or until set.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    1/2 cup white vanilla baking chips, melted, can be substituted for the Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy frosting.

Nutrition

140 Calories, 4g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 25g Total Carbohydrate, 11g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
140
Calories from Fat
35
Total Fat
4g
6%
Saturated Fat
2g
9%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
160mg
7%
Potassium
55mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
25g
8%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
11g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
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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