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Cranberry Party Mix Recipe
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Cranberry Party Mix Recipe

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“The combination of real maple syrup, hazelnuts and dried cranberries really makes this stand out from the crowd.” —Nicole Filizetti, Grand Marais, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + cooling
MAKES:13 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + cooling
MAKES: 13 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Cinnamon Chex
  • 2 cups Corn Chex
  • 2 cups Wheat Chex
  • 2 cups hazelnuts
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 cups dried cranberries

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 348 calories, 20 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 427 mg sodium, 43 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine the cereals and hazelnuts; set aside. In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine the syrup, butter, brown sugar, salt and nutmeg. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 1 minute; stir until blended. Pour over cereal mixture and toss to coat.
  2. Microwave on high for 5-6 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring after each minute. Stir in cranberries. Spread onto waxed paper to cool. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 2-1/2 quarts.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Cranberry Party Mix in Simple & Delicious August/September 2010, p48

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 348 calories, 20 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 427 mg sodium, 43 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 5 g protein.

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 31, 2014

"Replace the 2 cups Wheat Chex with 2 cups Rice Chex to make this a simple gluten free snack!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 28, 2012

"Made this for game night with our adult family members and it was gone before I knew it. Next time I will cut the nutmeg in 1/2."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 27, 2012

"Sounds tasty & to the person who wanted to know how long to cook on stove the syrup instead of microwave, see these links for similar recipes:

http://www.chex.com/recipes/RecipeView.aspx?RecipeId=46573&CategoryId=342
http://scjohnson.com/en/family/family-economics/post.aspx?date=10-12-07&title=Spiced-Cranberry-Almond-Party-Mix"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 27, 2012

"Delicious... and so easy!

I used macadamia nuts in place of hazelnuts
It was good to...how cam you go wrong with this easy snack?"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 27, 2012

"Excellent"

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