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Maple-Pecan Snack Mix

"This is perfect when I need something healthy and portable for my kids to put in a bag to eat on the go. We love blueberry pancakes, and this recipe incorporates some of that great flavor in a handy, healthy treat." Jackie Gregston, Hallsville, Texas
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    9 cups

Ingredients

  • 5 cups Honey Nut Chex
  • 1 cup granola without raisins
  • 1 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 package (3-1/2 ounces) dried blueberries
  • 3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips, optional

Directions

  • In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine the cereal, granola and pecans; set aside. In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine the butter, brown sugar and syrup. Microwave on high for 2 minutes, stirring once. Pour over cereal mixture; toss to coat.
  • Microwave on high for 4 minutes, stirring every minute. Spread onto waxed paper; cool for 5 minutes. Sprinkle with blueberries and chocolate chips. Store in an airtight container.
Editor's Note
This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 323 calories, 16g fat (5g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 158mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 4g fiber), 4g protein.

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  • amylewis13
    Aug 29, 2010

    Easy and delicious - perfect for at home or on the go.

  • Pat Vellino
    Aug 15, 2010

    I first made it for my husband and he loved it. I made it for work and was asked for the recipe.