Apple Pie Chex Mix

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How ’bout them apples? Cinnamon Chex™ adds a festive flavor to this fun fall snack.
Dish type
Snack

Ingredients

  • 3 cups Cinnamon Chex cereal
  • 3 cups Rice Chex cereal
  • 1 cup walnut pieces
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 cups dried or freeze-dried apples, coarsely chopped if necessary
  • 1 cup white vanilla baking chips (6 oz)
  • 1 teaspoon shortening

Directions

  1. In large microwavable bowl, mix cereals and walnuts.
  2. In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter on High 30 seconds or until melted.
  3. Stir in brown sugar, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg uncovered for about 1 minute, until smooth and bubbly. Pour over cereal mixture; stir until evenly coated.
  4. Microwave uncovered on High 4 minutes, stirring after each minute. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool. Sprinkle apples evenly over cereal mixture.
  5. In small microwavable bowl, microwave white vanilla baking chips and shortening uncovered on High about 1 minute or until chips can be stirred smooth. Drizzle over cereal mixture; let stand until set. Break into bite-size pieces. Store in airtight container.
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