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Roasted Sesame and Honey Chex Mix

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Sesame sticks mix up with Chex® cereal and popcorn in this party pleasing snack.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 40 min
  • Servings 20

Ingredients

3
cups Wheat Chex™ cereal
3
cups checkerboard-shaped pretzels
2
cups popped light microwave popcorn
1
cup sesame sticks
1
cup mixed nuts
1/4
cup honey
3
tablespoons canola or soybean oil
2
tablespoons sesame seed, toasted, if desired*

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 275°. Mix cereal, pretzels, popcorn, sesame sticks and nuts in ungreased jelly roll pan, 15 1/2x10 1/2x1 inch.
  • 2 Mix remaining ingredients in small bowl. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated.
  • 3 Bake 45 minutes, stirring occasionally. Spread on waxed paper; cool about 30 minutes. Store in tightly covered container up to 1 week.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take:

  • Calories 160
  • Fat 4g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Sodium 440mg

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
160
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
440mg
440%;
Total Carbohydrate
29g
29%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Did You Know?

Expert Tips

*To quickly toast sesame seed, cook in a small nonstick skillet over medium heat 1 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until light golden brown.

“I started out with the goal of eating better to reduce my cholesterol and to make my diabetes easier to deal with. I’ve been really committed to my health, and an added bonus has been that I’ve lost weight. Snacks like this one make it easier!!” Sherry L.

Nuts contain a type of fat that is good for your heart and make a a great snack if you keep an eye on portion size. As long as you keep the total amount of fat you eat low and keep an eye on portion sizes, you can also combine nuts with whole-grain cereal and low-fat popcorn.

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We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 05/03/2012. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
160
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
440mg
440%;
Total Carbohydrate
29g
29%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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