Recipe: Pot o' Gold Chex Mix


Pot o' Gold Chex Mix.

General Mills

From the Betty Crocker Kitchen: You're 15 minutes away from a quick-and-easy, sweet-and-salty snack mix.

Pot o' Gold Chex™ Mix
Prep time: 10 mins.
Total time: 15 mins.
Servings: 20

4 cups Lucky Charms™ cereal
2 cups Corn Chex™ cereal
1 ½ cups broken mini-pretzel twists (about 65 twists)
1 cup dry-roasted peanuts
½ cup packed brown sugar
¼ cup butter
2 Tablespoons corn syrup
1/8 teaspoon baking soda
¼ cup M&M's™ minis chocolate candies green


In large microwavable bowl, place cereals, pretzels and peanuts; set aside.

In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave brown sugar, butter and corn syrup uncovered on High about 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until melted and smooth. Stir in baking soda until dissolved. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated.

Microwave uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring and scraping bowl every 30 seconds, just until cereal begins to brown. Cool 5 minutes; stir in candies. Spread on waxed paper to cool; break into bite-size pieces. Place in gold foil baking cups if desired. Store in airtight container.


Tiny pretzel sticks can be substituted for the twists.

Recipe courtesy of the Betty Crocker Kitchen.

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