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Hot Buttered Yum Chex® Mix

Hot Buttered Yum Chex Mix

Stir up a rich and buttery mix married with delicate spices and rum flavoring.

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  • 2 cups Cinnamon Chex® cereal
  • 4 cups Honey Nut Chex® cereal
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon rum flavoring
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows


  1. In large microwavable bowl, place cereals. In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter, brown sugar and honey uncovered on High 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until mixture is bubbly. Stir in spices and rum flavoring. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until coated.
  2. Microwave uncovered on HIGH for 3 minutes, stirring and scraping bowl after every minute.
  3. Cool slightly, about 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in marshmallows. Spread on waxed paper.
  5. Store in an airtight container.

Expert Tip: To ease the load of last-minute prep, make the mix up to 2 weeks ahead and store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Information: 1 Serving Calories 140 (Calories from Fat 30), Total Fat 3 1/2g (Saturated Fat 2g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 10mg; Sodium 135mg; Total Carbohydrate 27g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 13g), Protein 1g

Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 8.00%; Vitamin C 2.00%; Calcium 6.00%; Iron 25.00%

Exchanges: 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Fat

Carbohydrate Choices: 2

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

Recipe and photo credit: Betty Crocker.