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Gingerbread Chex™ Party Mix

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Gingerbread Chex™ Party Mix
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 18
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Cereal is coated in a sweetened and spiced molasses mixture, tossed with gingersnap cookie pieces and drizzled with melted white vanilla baking chips for a festive holiday snack mix.
Updated Nov 21, 2017

Ingredients

  • 6 cups Rice Chex™ or Corn Chex™ cereal
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon mild molasses
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 12 gingersnap cookies, broken into quarters (from 16-oz box)
  • 1/2 cup white vanilla baking chips

Steps

  • 1
    Line large rimmed cookie sheet with waxed paper. In large microwavable bowl, add cereal.
  • 2
    In small microwavable bowl, microwave butter, brown sugar, molasses, cinnamon, ginger and cloves uncovered on High 1 to 1 1/2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until sugar is dissolved.
  • 3
    Pour onto cereal; toss until mixed well. Microwave uncovered on High 3 to 4 minutes, stirring after every minute, until cereal is well coated and glazed. Spread on cookie sheet to cool. Stir in cookie pieces.
  • 4
    In small microwavable bowl, microwave white vanilla baking chips uncovered on Medium (50%) 1 to 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until melted and smooth. Transfer to small resealable food-storage plastic bag; cut off small corner of bag. Drizzle onto cereal mixture. Refrigerate about 15 minutes or until drizzle is set.
  • 5
    Carefully break apart; transfer to large serving bowl.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Gingersnap cookies are easily broken into quarters with hands, or use a sharp knife to carefully cut into quarters.
  • tip 2
    Store in covered container at room temperature.

Nutrition

110 Calories, 4 1/2g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 17g Total Carbohydrate, 6g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
40
Total Fat
4 1/2g
7%
Saturated Fat
3g
14%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
130mg
5%
Potassium
70mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
17g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
6g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 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
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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