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Cranberry Orange Chex Mix

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“This is so different from any other Chex mix I've tried and so simple to prepare. A co-worker shared this recipe with us after bringing it to a get-together. We all agreed that it made a great holiday munchie. The dried cranberries gives it a festive touch while the orange juice provides a refreshing citrus flavor. Be sure to use concentrate....not juice!”
READY IN:
40mins
YIELD:
10 cups
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 cups Corn Chex
  • 3 cups Rice Chex
  • 3 cups Wheat Chex
  • 1 cup sliced almonds
  • 14 cup butter or 14 cup margarine, melted
  • 14 cup packed brown sugar
  • 14 cup frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
  • 12 cup dried cranberries

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  2. Mix cereals and almonds in a large bowl; set aside.
  3. Microwave butter, brown sugar and orange juice*concentrate* in a 1 cup microwaveable measuring cup, uncovered, on high for 30 seconds; stir.
  4. Pour butter mixture over cereal mixture; stirring until well coated.
  5. Pour into a large roasting pan.
  6. Bake uncovered for 30 minutes; stirring after 15 minutes.
  7. Stir in cranberries; cool.
  8. Store in an air-tight container or zip-lock bag.

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