Chex® Apple Cinnamon Fruity Snack Mix Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Chex(R) Apple Cinnamon Fruity Snack Mix Recipe
  • READY IN 15 mins

Chex® Apple Cinnamon Fruity Snack Mix

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"A combination of dried fruits and coconut add a tropical twist to this sweet cereal snack."

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Original recipe makes 20 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • READY IN

    15 mins

Directions

  1. In large microwaveable bowl, mix cereal, banana chips and almonds.
  2. In 2-cup microwaveable measuring cup, microwave butter, brown sugar, honey and ginger uncovered on High about 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until mixture is boiling; stir. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated. Microwave uncovered on High 4 minutes, stirring and scraping bowl every minute. Stir in coconut and pineapple; microwave uncovered on High about 1 minute or until cereal just begins to brown.
  3. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool. Store in airtight container.
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Dec 22, 2012

I used both mango and pineapple, because I had both on hand. Just one caution. The bowl started smoking a little at about 3 minutes, and I think the mix would have burned at 4. After adding the coconut and dried fruit, I micro'd for another 30 seconds, and it was perfectly browned. Everybody's microwave is different, so just keep your eye on it. This is a sweet snack mix bursting with flavor. This will be enjoyed during the Holidays, and I definitely will make again.

 
Jan 19, 2013

My boys and I especially like sweet cereal mixes, and this one's pretty tasty! We subbed seeds for the almonds (nut allergies), and left the ginger out.

 

3 Ratings

Jan 03, 2013

My sister's Gluten Free and was craving something sweet. She loves Apples and Cinnamon so I decided I'd make this mix for her. It was pretty simple to make- not AS easy as others where you just pour the liquid over top and you're done-- but still it only took me maybe ten minutes to put together. I suggest to cut back on the ginger. I put in just as much ginger in as the recipe called for, and the ginger taste when you're done is overpowering. I even added a teaspoon of cinnamon halfway through microwaving the honey/brownsugar/butter/ginger mixture because I could tell how strong the ginger would be. Also, I agree with the previous reviewer that it's not necessary to microwave a full 4 minutes plus an additional minute. I microwaved it four 3 minutes and 30 seconds before adding the coconut and pineapple, then once I added that I microwaved it for an additional 45 seconds. In the end the Chex Mix had a nice satisfying crunch with a very ginger-y taste. If you're not a big fan of ginger, just use cinnamon or apple pie spice or nutmeg instead- since that's all you'll really taste.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 190 kcal
  • 10%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 22.4 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 11.1 g
  • 17%
  • Fiber
  • 2.1 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 2.6 g
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 116 mg
  • 5%

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

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