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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

Ingredients

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

(thawed)

1 cup dried cranberries

 

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 300o F.  In large bowl, mix cereals and almonds.
  2. 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.
  3. Bake uncovered for 30 minutes, stirring after 15 minutes.  Stir in cranberries.  Cool completely, about 15 minutes.  Store in airtight container.