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Spiced Nuts and Chex® Mix

spiced nuts and chex® mix Snack
Spiced Nuts and Chex® Mix
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 10 min
  • Servings 16

Chili powder and red pepper spice up a party-perfect mix that's ready for munching in 15 minutes! MORE+ LESS-

August 28, 2017

Ingredients

1/4
cup sugar
1
tablespoon chili powder
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1/4
cup butter or margarine
2
cups Corn Chex™ cereal
2
cups Rice Chex™ cereal
2
cups Wheat Chex™ cereal
1
can (11.5 oz) mixed nuts

Steps

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  • 1
    In small bowl, mix sugar, chili powder and red pepper.
  • 2
    In large microwavable bowl, microwave butter uncovered on High about 40 seconds or until melted. Stir in cereal and nuts until evenly coated. Stir in sugar mixture until evenly coated.
  • 3
    Microwave uncovered on High 4 to 5 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes, until mixture just begins to brown. Spread on waxed paper to cool. Store in airtight container.

Expert Tips

  • You can use your favorite combo of Chex® cereals that adds up to 6 cups.
  • Oven Directions: Heat oven to 300°F. In small bowl, mix sugar, chili powder and ground red pepper. In ungreased large roasting pan, melt butter in oven. Stir in cereals and nuts until evenly coated. Stir in sugar mixture until evenly coated. Bake uncovered 25 to 30 minutes, stirring after 15 minutes, until mixture just begins to brown. Spread on paper towels; cool about 15 minutes. Store in airtight container.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
Calories from Fat
120
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
21%
Saturated Fat
3g
16%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
290mg
12%
Potassium
170mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
21g
7%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
5g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
30%
30%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 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 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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