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Sweet Cereal Clusters

 Sweet Cereal Clusters
In McBain, Michigan, Sue Yount covers a crunchy combination of peanuts, pretzels and cereal with white candy coating for a fun snack. "At bake sales, I fill small resealable storage bags with the clusters," she explains. "They always disappear fast."
16 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 6 cups Corn Chex
  • 3 cups miniature pretzels
  • 1 jar (16 ounces) dry roasted peanuts
  • 2-1/4 cups milk chocolate M&M's
  • 1 cup raisins, optional
  • 1-1/2 pounds white candy coating, melted

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Pour candy
  • coating over cereal mixture; stir until coated. Spread onto waxed
  • paper-lined baking sheets. Refrigerate for 15 minutes or until set.
  • Break into pieces. Store in an airtight container. Yield: about
  • 4-1/2 pounds.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (4 ounces) equals 385 calories, 19 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 244 mg sodium, 47 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 10 g protein.