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Sweet and Salty Popcorn Chex Mix

Sweet and Salty Popcorn Chex Mix
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 20
Try this Hoosier-state mix, loaded with popcorn in a nod to the state’s large corn production.
Updated October 23, 2012

Ingredients

  • 3 cups Rice Chex™ cereal
  • 3 cups Corn Chex™ cereal
  • 1 teaspoon coarse (kosher or sea) salt
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 2 cups kettle popcorn
  • 2 cups caramel popcorn
  • 1 cup crunchy toasted corn kernel nuts

Steps

  • 1
    In large microwavable bowl, mix cereals; sprinkle with salt. In small microwavable bowl, microwave butter uncovered on High about 20 seconds or until melted. Pour melted butter over cereals; toss to coat.
  • 2
    Microwave uncovered on High 3 to 4 minutes, stirring every minute, until mixture begins to brown. Spread mixture on waxed paper. Cool 10 minutes.
  • 3
    Stir in remaining ingredients. Store in airtight container.

  • For a really "corny" mix, use only Corn Chex® cereal!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
100
Calories from Fat
30
Total Fat
3 1/2g
5%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
7%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
250mg
10%
Potassium
40mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
16g
5%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
5g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1/2 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; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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