Mocha-Almond Snack Mix Recipe

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Mocha-Almond Snack Mix Recipe

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Coated with mild, coffee-flavored chocolate, cereal, almonds and popcorn turn into sweet clusters. It's a hard-to-resist snack during the holidays.—Niki Plourde, Gardner, Massachusetts
MAKES:
18 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + standing
MAKES:
18 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + standing

Ingredients

  • 4 cups Corn Chex
  • 4 cups popped popcorn
  • 2 cups sliced almonds
  • 1-1/2 pounds white candy coating, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons instant espresso powder
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

In a large bowl, combine the cereal, popcorn and almonds. In a microwave, melt candy coating; stir until smooth. Add the espresso powder, extract and salt. Pour over cereal mixture and toss to coat.
Immediately spread onto waxed paper; let stand until set. Break into pieces. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 3-1/2 quarts.
Originally published as Mocha-Almond Snack Mix in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2010, p24

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 303 calories, 17g fat (10g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 121mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (27g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.

  • 4 cups Corn Chex
  • 4 cups popped popcorn
  • 2 cups sliced almonds
  • 1-1/2 pounds white candy coating, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons instant espresso powder
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  1. In a large bowl, combine the cereal, popcorn and almonds. In a microwave, melt candy coating; stir until smooth. Add the espresso powder, extract and salt. Pour over cereal mixture and toss to coat.
  2. Immediately spread onto waxed paper; let stand until set. Break into pieces. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 3-1/2 quarts.
Originally published as Mocha-Almond Snack Mix in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2010, p24

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galinthewoods User ID: 3317961 106367
Reviewed Mar. 30, 2014

"the white chocolate is a little more pronounced than the mocha but still has good flavor. my family thought it tasty."

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