Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Valentine Chex Mix

Valentine Chex mix from Betty Crocker

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 sprinkles

1.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.
2.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.
3.Meanwhile, stir candies and sprinkles into remaining
cereal mixture.Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool,
about 15 minutes.
4.In serving bowl, mix both cereal mixtures. Store
in airtight container.
Picture and recipe from Betty Crocker


Erin said...

This is perfect. I wish I would have seen this earlier. But maybe we'll do it with green M&Ms for St. patty's Day! Thanks!

-Melissa- said...

I love the idea of using different colored M&M's for different holidays.