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Peaches and Peanuts Chex Mix

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Peaches and Peanuts Chex Mix
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 16
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South Carolina hosts an annual peach festival, and peanuts are the state snack food, making this the perfect mix to represent the state.
Updated Oct 23, 2012

Ingredients

  • 5 cups Rice Chex™ cereal
  • 1 cup salted cocktail peanuts
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1 package (6 oz) dried peaches, coarsely chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 1/2 cup vanilla yogurt-covered raisins

Steps

  • 1
    In large microwavable bowl, mix cereal and peanuts.
  • 2
    In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter, brown sugar and corn syrup uncovered on High 1 minute 30 seconds, stirring after 1 minute or until mixture is boiling; stir. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated. Microwave uncovered on High 3 minutes, stirring every minute. Stir in peaches; microwave uncovered on High 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute.
  • 3
    Spread on waxed paper to cool. Cool 5 minutes. Stir in raisins. Store loosely covered.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Chop the peaches into about 3/4-inch bite-size strips; if they are too small, they will fall to the bottom of the mix.

Nutrition

200 Calories, 9g Total Fat, 3g Protein, 27g Total Carbohydrate, 15g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
Calories from Fat
80
Total Fat
9g
13%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
17%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
180mg
8%
Potassium
220mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
27g
9%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
15g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
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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