Cranberry-Orange Chex Mix
This snack is a perfect mix of carbohydrates, protein, and fat - a combination that will leave you feeling full after just one serving. The fat in this snack is mostly unsaturated, and the carbohydrates are “complex,” making it a heart healthy treat! The orange juice adds a tangy flavor to this party mix classic!
Serves: 1/2 cup
Time: 30 minutes
3 cups Corn Chex® cereal
3 cup Rice Chex® cereal
3 cups Wheat Chex® cereal
1 cup sliced almonds
¼ cup butter or margarine
¼ cup packed brown sugar
¼ cup frozen orange juice concentrate
1 cup dried cranberries
- Preheat oven to 300o F. In large bowl, mix cereals and almonds.
- In microwaveable measuring cup, mix butter, brown sugar, and juice concentrate. Microwave uncovered on high for 30 seconds; stir. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated. Pour into ungreased large roasting pan.
- Bake uncovered for 30 minutes, stirring after 15 minutes. Stir in cranberries. Cool completely, about 15 minutes. Store in airtight container.