Chex® Honey Nut Cherry Crunch Recipe -
Chex(R) Honey Nut Cherry Crunch Recipe
  • READY IN 15 mins

Chex® Honey Nut Cherry Crunch

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"Crunchy Chex® cereal, creamy cashew nuts, and chewy cherries make a perfect savory and sweet snack mix for any party."

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  • PREP

    15 mins

    15 mins


  1. In large microwavable bowl, mix cereal and cashews.
  2. In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave brown sugar, butter and honey and salt uncovered on High about 1 1/2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until mixture comes to a boil. Stir butter mixture. Pour over cereal mixture; stir until evenly coated.
  3. Microwave uncovered on High 4 minutes, stirring every minute. Stir in cherries and sesame seeds. Microwave an additional 3 minutes, stirring every minute. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool. Store in airtight container.
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Dec 21, 2010

We made this for our holiday Christmas party and it was a hit! My mods: I used both cashews and peanuts, dried cranberries instead of cherries and just realized I left out the sesame seeds (oops). I also added a sprinkle of salt when I had it spread out to cool. All in all, it was delicious and I will definitely make this again. Yum!

Jan 05, 2011

I LOVE THIS CHEX MIX!!! I leave the cashews out , as I am not a huge fan of nuts. The sweet, salty, tart mix is delicious.


12 Ratings

Dec 28, 2010

This was very easy and very quick to make. The sweet, salty, chewy and crunchy combination was great! Everyone loved it! It's addictive!

Dec 15, 2010

I followed the recipe exactly, except that I forgot to add the salt to the sugar and butter mixture, so I ended up sprinkling the salt onto the cereal mixture as it was cooling. It was pretty good - not mind blowing, but I would make it again if I wanted a quick, sweet treat.

Oct 21, 2010

Freakin' sweet Chex Mix. VERY good. I don't have dried cherries but I do have dried Craisins, so I used that instead. One change I made is cut the salt down to just a pinch. That was the only one I made. My kids snacked on this last night during Movie Night and they just went to town. (I saw my husband sneak some every now and then.) YUM!

May 30, 2011

This was delicious! Instead of the rice chex I threw in "Oh's!" cereal- and I had to use dried cranberries instead of cherries but I think the cherries would have been even better! I used Splenda brown sugar and buttery spread instead of butter. Still tasted delicious and I felt a little better about eating so much of it! Will definitely make again!

Apr 04, 2011

So awesome. I will make this again and again

Mar 04, 2012

This was a really great recipe! I just used what I had on hand. Instead of cherries I used cranberries and almonds instead of cashews. Would've been much easier to munch on if it was cashews or pecans! Oh well, still a really great recipe. Next time I'll try it exactly as written.


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  • Calories
  • 153 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 20.7 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Fat
  • 6.9 g
  • 11%
  • Fiber
  • 0.9 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 243 mg
  • 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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