Pot o’ Gold Chex™ Mix

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 20

Ingredients

4
cups Lucky Charms™ cereal
2
cups Corn Chex™ cereal
1 1/2
cups broken mini-pretzel twists (about 65 twists)
1
cup dry-roasted peanuts
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup butter
2
tablespoons corn syrup
1/8
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
cup M&M's™ minis chocolate candies green

Steps

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  • 1
    In large microwavable bowl, place cereals, pretzels and peanuts; set aside.
  • 2
    In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave brown sugar, butter and corn syrup uncovered on High about 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until melted and smooth. Stir in baking soda until dissolved. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated.
  • 3
    Microwave uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring and scraping bowl every 30 seconds, just until cereal begins to brown. Cool 5 minutes; stir in candies. Spread on waxed paper to cool; break into bite-size pieces. Place in gold foil baking cups if desired. Store in airtight container.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • Tiny pretzel sticks can be substituted for the twists.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
160
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
12%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
220mg
9%
Potassium
85mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
22g
7%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
11g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
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; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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