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Lime Time Chex Mix

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 24

Utah's state snack food is gelatin, and for good reason. The average Utah resident eats twice as much lime flavor as the average American! MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

3
cups Rice Chex™ cereal
3
cups Corn Chex™ cereal
1 1/2
cups walnut halves
1
cup checkerboard-shaped pretzels
2
teaspoons coarse (kosher or sea) salt
3
drops neon green food color, if desired
1
package (11 oz) white vanilla baking chips
1/4
cup vegetable oil
1
box (4-serving size) lime-flavored gelatin
Salt, to taste

Steps

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  • 1
    Line cookie sheet with waxed paper. In large bowl, mix cereals, walnuts and pretzels. In small bowl, stir salt and food color until color is evenly distributed.
  • 2
    In 1-quart microwavable bowl, microwave baking chips uncovered on High 30 seconds. Stir; microwave 15 to 30 seconds longer or until chips can be stirred smooth. Stir in oil. Add gelatin; stir until well blended. Pour over cereal mixture; stirring until evenly coated.
  • 3
    Spread on cookie sheet. Sprinkle with salt. Refrigerate uncovered about 5 minutes or until set. Store loosely covered.

Expert Tips

  • Try other flavors of gelatin and see what it does to the flavor and color of the snack mix.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
16%
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
310mg
13%
Potassium
45mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
20g
7%
Dietary Fiber
1g
3%
Sugars
12g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1/2 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; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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