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Gluten-Free German Chocolate Cake Chex™ Muddy Buddies™

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 23

This yummy snack mix has all the flavor of German chocolate cake, one to mimic the chocolate cake and the other to mimic the frosting! MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

Caramel-Pecan-Coconut Frosting Chex Mix™

20
gluten-free caramels, unwrapped
2
tablespoons butter
2
tablespoons whipping cream
4
cups Honey Nut Chex™ or Rice Chex™ cereal
1/2
cup sweetened flaked coconut
3/4
cup pecan halves, coarsely chopped

Chocolate Cake Chex Mix™

4
cups Chocolate Chex™ cereal or Rice Chex™ cereal
1/4
cup butter
4
oz sweet baking chocolate or semisweet baking chocolate, chopped
1/2
cup powdered sugar
1/4
cup unsweetened baking cocoa

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 300°F. Line 15x10x1-inch pan with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2
    In large microwavable bowl, microwave caramels, 2 tablespoons butter and the cream uncovered on High 2 to 3 minutes, stirring after each minute, until caramels are melted and mixture is smooth. Add Honey Nut Chex cereal, coconut and pecan halves; stir until evenly coated. Pour mixture into pan. Bake 15 minutes. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 3
    In another large microwavable bowl, place Chocolate Chex cereal. In small microwavable bowl, microwave 1/4 cup butter uncovered on High about 30 seconds or until melted. Stir in chopped chocolate. Microwave uncovered on High 30 seconds. Stir; continue microwaving and stirring until mixture is smooth, about 1 minute longer, microwaving in 30-second increments. Pour chocolate mixture over cereal; toss until well coated.
  • 4
    In large resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix powdered sugar and cocoa. Add chocolate-coated cereal mixture; shake until evenly coated. To serve, layer the chocolate and caramel Chex Mixes in a clear glass bowl. Store covered.

Expert Tips

  • Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.
  • Look for decorated cellophane bags in craft or paper goods stores. Fill with this extra-special mix, and tie with festive ribbons for a gift.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
15%
Saturated Fat
4g
21%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
150mg
6%
Potassium
100mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
27g
9%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
14g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
20%
20%
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 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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