Chex Cherry Almond Crunch

Published in Recipes, Snacks Author: CentraCare

Ingredients

  • 4-1/2 cups Honey Nut Chex cereal
  • 4-1/2 cups Rice Chex cereal
  • 2 cups whole almonds
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup margarine spread
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 cup dried cherries

Directions

  1. In a large microwavable bowl, mix cereal and almonds.
  2. In a 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave brown sugar, margarine spread, and honey uncovered on High about 1-1/2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until mixture comes to a boil. Stir margarine mixture.
  3. Pour over cereal mixture; stir until evenly coated.
  4. Microwave uncovered on High 4 minutes, stirring every minute.
  5. Stir in cherries.
  6. Microwave an additional 3 minutes, stirring every minute.
  7. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool.
  8. Store in airtight container.

Yield: Makes 28 servings (1 serving = 1/2 cup)

Nutritional Information Per Serving
  • Calories: 145
  • Fat: 5 g.
  • Sat. Fat: 1.5 g.
  • Trans Fat: 0 g.
  • Sodium: 108 mg
  • Carbs: 22 g.
  • Fiber: 1 g.
  • Protein: 2 g.