Thursday, December 1, 2011

Cranberry-Nut Cinnamon Chex Mix

'Tis the season for snacks and appetizers! Here's an easy one from Betty Crocker.

Check out Betty's website (picture from there) and make it Gluten-free!

  • 6 cups Cinnamon Chex cereal
  • 1 cup walnut halves
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup frozen orange juice concentrate
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries
  1. In large microwavable bowl, mix cereal and walnuts; set aside.
  2. In 2 cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave brown sugar, orange juice concentrate and oil on High 1 minute; stir.
  3. Microwave about 1 minute longer, stirring after 30 seconds, until mixture is hot. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated. 
  4. Microwave uncovered on High 5 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes. Stir in cranberries. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool. Store in tightly covered container.

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