Does your family love to snack as much as mine does? From morning snacks to after-school snacks and don’t forget late-night snacks, it seems like it is always snack time for someone in my house. All this snacking leaves me on a constant hunt for new snack ideas.
As we start to settle into the routine of a new school year, K and I decided to mix up some new flavors for her lunch box. In just a few minutes K helped me create a sweet and salty, protein-packed snack.
- 6 Cups of Corn Chex™
- 4 Cups of Cheerios Protein Nut and Honey
- 1 Cup Honey Roasted Peanuts
- 1-1/2 Cups of Chocolate Covered Peanut Candies
- ¼ Cup of Honey
- ¼ Cup of Butter
In a large bowl mix the cereal and peanuts together.
Put the honey and butter in a microwave-safe dish and microwave for 1-2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until the mixture to come to a full boil.
Pour the honey and butter over the cereal and mix well.
Microwave bowl, uncovered, for an additional 2-4 minutes until entire mixture is well coated and looks glazed.
Lay the cereal mixture out on wax paper or aluminum foil and allow it to cool.
Once cool stir in chocolate covered peanut candies and serve.
Tip, this recipe makes a party-size bowl of Chex™ Mix. It is perfect for sharing with friends. I packed up a bag of the mix to
Next time your kid says, “Mom, I wanna snack…” Be ready for them with the ingredients you need to mix up a batch of Chex™ Mix. It’s a fun and tasty treat!
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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of General Mills® via Burst Media. The opinions and text are all mine.