Chex Cherry Pepita Mix

Published in Recipes, Snacks Author: CentraCare

Ingredients

  • 4 ½ cups Honey Nut Chex cereal
  • 4 ½ cups Rice Chex cereal
  • 1 cup shelled pumpkin seeds (pepita)
  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar
  • ¼ cup margarine spread
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 cup dried cherries

Directions

  • In a large microwavable bowl, mix cereal and almonds.
  • In a 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave brown sugar, margarine spread, and honey uncovered on High about 1 ½ minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until mixture comes to a boil. Stir margarine mixture.
  • Pour over cereal mixture; stir until evenly coated.
  • Microwave uncovered on High 4 minutes, stirring every minute.
  • Stir in cherries.
  • Microwave an additional 3 minutes, stirring every minute.
  • Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool.
  • Store in airtight container.

Yield: Makes 28 servings (1/2 cup each)

Nutritional Information Per Serving
  • Calories: 122
  • Fat: 3 g.
  • Sat. Fat: 1 g.
  • Trans Fat: 0 g.
  • Sodium: 108 mg
  • Carbs: 21 g.
  • Fiber: 1 g.
  • Protein: 2 g.