Red, white and pink make a lovely Chex mix, especially when it's ready in
just 30 minutes!
9 cups Rice Chex cereal
1 cup white vanilla baking chips
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup butter or margarine
3/4 cup powdered sugar
1/2 cup red, white and pink candy-coated chocolate candies
1/4 cup red or pink jimmies sprinkles
In large bowl, place cereal. In small microwavable bowl, microwave baking chips,
peanut butter and butter uncovered on High 1 minute to 1 minute 30 seconds, stirring
every 30 seconds, until melted and smooth. Pour peanut butter mixture over cereal,
stirring until evenly coated.
Place 1/2 of the cereal mixture in 1-gallon food-storage plastic bag. Add powdered
sugar. Seal bag; shake until well coated. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool,
about 15 minutes.
Meanwhile, stir candies and sprinkles into remaining cereal mixture. Spread on
waxed paper or foil to cool, about 15 minutes.
In serving bowl, mix both cereal mixtures.
Store in airtight container.
Prep Time: 10 min | Start to Finish: 25 min | Yield: 22 servings (1/2 cup each)
Special Touch: Look for decorated cellophane bags in craft or paper goods stores.
Fill with this extra-special mix and tie with festive ribbons for a Valentine gift.
Nutrition Information: 1 Serving: Calories 200 (Calories from Fat 90); Total
Fat 10g (Saturated Fat 5g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 5mg; Sodium 160mg; Total Carbohydrate
25g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 16g); Protein 3g
Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4%; Vitamin C 4%; Calcium 6%; Iron 15%