Chex® Pumpkin Pie Crunch

Pumpkin pie spice and pecans are the secret ingredients that make this snack mix holiday-ready.

Chex Pumpkin Pie Crunch


  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups Cinnamon Chex® cereal
  • 2 cups Wheat Chex® cereal
  • 2 cups Honey Nut Chex® cereal
  • 8 ounces pecans


  1. In small bowl, mix brown sugar and pumpkin pie spice; set aside.
  2. In small microwave-safe dish, microwave butter on High about 30 seconds or until melted.
  3. Stir in vanilla extract.
  4. In large microwavable bowl, mix all cereals and pecans.
  5. Pour butter mixture over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly distributed.
  6. Add sugar and spice mixture and stir until coated.
  7. Microwave uncovered on High 5 minutes or until mixture begins to brown, stirring every minute.
  8. Spread on wax paper or a cookie sheet to cool.
  9. Store in airtight container.

Prep Time: 15 Min | Yield: 16 servings (1/2 cup each)

Nutrition Information: 1 Serving (1 serving) Calories 180 o (Calories from Fat 80), Total Fat 9g o (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g, o Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 10mg; Sodium 150mg; Total Carbohydrate 23g o (Dietary Fiber 2g, o Sugars 7g), Protein 2g

Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 8%; Vitamin C 2%; Calcium 6%; Iron 30%

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

Carbohydrate Choices: 1 1/2

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

Recipe and photo used with permission from: Pillsbury

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