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Sweet and Salty Valentine’s Chex™ Party Mix

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Sweet and Salty Valentine’s Chex™ Party Mix
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 8
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Watch out: This crowd-pleasing snack mix, made with Vanilla Chex™, chocolate candies, popcorn and peanuts, is over-the-top addictive!
By Annalise Sandberg
Updated Jan 28, 2015

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Vanilla Chex™ cereal
  • 1 cup mini pretzels
  • 2 cups lightly salted popped popcorn
  • 1/2 cup salted peanuts
  • 1/2 cup dark cocoa Candy Melts™
  • 1/2 cup white Candy Melts™
  • 1/2 cup seasonal M&M's® chocolate candies
  • 1 tablespoon Valentine’s candy sprinkles

Steps

  • 1
    Line large cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper or waxed paper. Spread cereal, mini pretzels, popcorn and peanuts on cookie sheet.
  • 2
    In separate bowls, microwave Candy Melts™ on Medium (50%) in 1-minute intervals, stirring after each, just until melted.
  • 3
    Use spoon to drizzle melts over cereal mixture. Top with candies and sprinkles. Let stand about 10 minutes or until drizzle is set. Break into pieces. Store in airtight container up to 3 days.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Try other Chex™ cereal varieties, if desired.
  • tip 2
    This recipe can easily be doubled for parties.

Nutrition

380 Calories, 21g Total Fat, 4g Protein, 45g Total Carbohydrate, 22g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
380
Calories from Fat
190
Total Fat
21g
32%
Saturated Fat
13g
66%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
210mg
9%
Potassium
120mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
45g
15%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
22g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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