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Spiced Nuts 'n Chex® Mix (1/2 Recipe)

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Spiced Nuts 'n Chex® Mix (1/2 Recipe)
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 8
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Like your Chex® cereal mix hot? Try this 30-minute version with red hot chili powder and red pepper spice.
Updated Aug 28, 2017

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 cup Corn Chex™ cereal
  • 1 cup Rice Chex™ cereal
  • 1 cup Wheat Chex™ cereal
  • 1 cup mixed nuts (from 11.5-oz can)

Steps

  • 1
    In small bowl, mix sugar, chili powder and red pepper.
  • 2
    In large microwavable bowl, microwave butter uncovered on High about 30 seconds or until melted. Stir in cereal and nuts until evenly coated. Stir in sugar mixture until evenly coated.
  • 3
    Microwave uncovered on High 3 to 4 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes, until mixture just begins to brown. Spread on waxed paper; cool about 15 minutes. Store in airtight container.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    You can use your favorite combo of Chex® cereals that adds up to 3 cups.
  • tip 2
    Oven Directions: Heat oven to 300°F. In small bowl, mix sugar, chili powder and red pepper. In ungreased 13x9-inch 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

210 Calories, 12g Total Fat, 4g Protein, 20g Total Carbohydrate, 5g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
Calories from Fat
110
Total Fat
12g
19%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
270mg
11%
Potassium
150mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
20g
7%
Dietary Fiber
3g
11%
Sugars
5g
Protein
4g
% 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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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