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Gluten-Free Valentine Chex® Mix

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Gluten-Free Valentine Chex® Mix
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 22

Red, white and pink make a lovely Chex® mix, especially when it's ready in just 30 minutes!

Updated September 5, 2020

Ingredients

  • 9
    cups Rice Chex™ cereal (gluten free)
  • 1
    cup white vanilla baking chips
  • 1/2
    cup peanut butter
  • 1/4
    cup butter or margarine
  • 3/4
    cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2
    cup red, white and pink candy-coated chocolate candies
  • 1/4
    cup red or pink candy sprinkles

Steps

  • 1
    In large bowl, place cereal. In small microwavable bowl, microwave baking chips, peanut butter and butter uncovered on High 1 minute to 1 minute 30 seconds, stirring every 30 seconds, until melted and smooth. Pour peanut butter mixture over cereal, stirring until evenly coated.
  • 2
    Place 1/2 of the cereal mixture in 1-gallon food-storage plastic bag. Add powdered sugar. Seal bag; shake until well coated. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool, about 15 minutes.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, stir candies and sprinkles into remaining cereal mixture. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool, about 15 minutes.
  • 4
    In serving bowl, mix both cereal mixtures. Store in airtight container.

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

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
5g
26%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
160mg
7%
Potassium
60mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
25g
8%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
16g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
15%
15%
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; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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