Cranberry Party Mix Recipe
- 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
- 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.
3/4 cup: 348 calories, 20g fat (4g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 427mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 5g fiber), 5g protein.
Reviews for Cranberry Party Mix
"Replace the 2 cups Wheat Chex with 2 cups Rice Chex to make this a simple gluten free snack!"
"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."
"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=342http://scjohnson.com/en/family/family-economics/post.aspx?date=10-12-07&title=Spiced-Cranberry-Almond-Party-Mix"
"Delicious... and so easy!I used macadamia nuts in place of hazelnutsIt was good to...how cam you go wrong with this easy snack?"
"I don't use a microwave. How long do you cook the syrup mixture and how long and at what temperature do you cook the mix? I want to try it, thanks!"