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Gluten-Free Sweet and Spicy Honey Nut Chex® Mix

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Gluten-Free Sweet and Spicy Honey Nut Chex® Mix
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 12
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Need a little munchie? Whip up a batch of this nutty cereal mix that's ready to eat in 15 minutes.
Updated Jan 22, 2013

Ingredients

  • 4 cups Honey Nut Chex™ cereal
  • 1/2 cup dry-roasted peanuts
  • 1/3 cup roasted salted sunflower nuts or hulled pumpkin seeds (pepitas)
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon warm water
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 3/4 cup raisins

Steps

  • 1
    In large microwavable bowl, mix cereal, peanuts and sunflower nuts; set aside.
  • 2
    In small bowl, mix honey and warm water. Stir in salt, cumin and red pepper until blended. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated.
  • 3
    Microwave uncovered on High 3 minutes, stirring every minute. Stir in raisins. Microwave 1 minute longer. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool. Store in airtight container.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.
  • tip 2
    Pack this snack in 1/2-cup amounts in resealable small snack bags so it's easy to grab and go or to share with friends.

Nutrition

160 Calories, 5g Total Fat, 3g Protein, 25g Total Carbohydrate, 12g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
160
Calories from Fat
45
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
3%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
310mg
13%
Potassium
160mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
25g
8%
Dietary Fiber
1g
7%
Sugars
12g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
1 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 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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