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

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    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.
  • tip 2
    Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.

Nutrition

200 Calories, 10g Total Fat, 3g Protein, 25g Total Carbohydrate, 16g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
Calories from Fat
90
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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