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Mayan Chocolate Chex® Mix

Prep Time:15 min
Start to Finish:15 min
Makes:24 servings (1/2 cup each)

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3cups Corn Chex® cereal
3cups Chocolate Chex® cereal
2cups Cinnamon Chex® cereal
1cup whole cashews
1/3cup packed brown sugar
6tablespoons butter or margarine
2tablespoons light corn syrup
2teaspoons ground ancho chile pepper
1/4teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1 1/2teaspoons vanilla
1cup dark chocolate chips
Pecan halves can be used in place of the cashews.
Did You Know?
Dried ancho chile peppers are slightly fruity in flavor and the sweetest of the dried chiles.
Preparation Directions
1.In large microwavable bowl, mix cereals and cashews.
2.In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave brown sugar, butter, corn syrup, chili and red pepper uncovered on high about 1 1/2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until melted and smooth. Stir in vanilla. Pour over cereal mixture; stir until evenly coated.
3.Microwave uncovered on high 5 to 6 minutes, stirring after every minute. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool. Break into bite-size pieces; stir in chocolate chips. Store in airtight container.
Nutritional Information
1 Serving: Calories 170 (Calories from Fat 70); Total Fat 8g (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 10mg; Sodium 120mg; Total Carbohydrate 23g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 10g); Protein 2% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 8%; Vitamin C 2%; Calcium 6%; Iron 25Exchanges: 1/2 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 1 1/2 MyPyramid Servings: 1 tsp Fats & Oils 
*% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.