Chex Party Mix recipes

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GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn  --  A holiday gathering isn't complete without Chex party mix.  Here are three delicious recipes to try!  

General Mills will be making three recipes and giving out free samples at the Mall of America starting on Black Friday. Stop by Nordstorm court and you can also have your photo taken inside the Chex Party Bowl.

The details:
Nordstorm Court at Mall of America
• Nov. 29: 9am-5pm (Black Friday)
• Nov. 30: 11am-7am
• Dec. 1: 11am-7pm

o Sugar Cookie Party Mix - Add sugar, butter and vanilla to the cereal. Give it a quick stir in the microwave, sprinkle with colored sugars, and you've got the taste of a sugar cookie in just minutes.

o Pumpkin Pie Crunch - Combine all the flavors of the season, including pumpkin spice, pecans, brown sugar, and vanilla with Cinnamon, Wheat and Honey Nut cereals

o Mexican Hot Chocolate Mix - On a cold winter night, treat your family and friends to a delicious, warm cupful of Mexican Hot Chocolate Party Mix that calls for the new Vanilla, Chocolate and Cinnamon Chex® cereals.
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Mexican Hot Chocolate Chex® Party Mix

Savor the flavors of Mexican Hot Chocolate any time of year in this dynamite party mix.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Start to Finish: 15 Minutes

2 cups Vanilla Chex® cereal
2 cups Chocolate Chex® cereal
2 cups Cinnamon Chex® cereal
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/4 cup sweetened condensed milk
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup flaked coconut
1 1/2 cups mini marshmallows

1. In large microwaveable bowl, measure cereal. Set aside
2. In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, heat butter and chocolate chips on High 1 minute or until almost melted; stir and microwave another 30 seconds or until mixture can be stirred smooth; stir in condensed milk, heat 30 seconds or until boiling; stir in cinnamon. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated.
3. Microwave on High about 3 minutes, stirring every minute, until mixture is glazed. Stir in coconut and marshmallows. Pour onto waxed-paper lined pan to cool.

16 servings

Cooking Gluten Free? Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.

Not a coconut lover? Leave it out-you'll still have a terrific blend of Mexican Hot Chocolate.

Chex® Pumpkin Pie Crunch
Butter, brown sugar and spice make a sweet and crunchy cereal mix.
Prep Time:15 min
Start to Finish:15 min
Makes:16 servings (1/2 cup each)

1/4 cup brown sugar
1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
1/4 cup butter
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups Cinnamon Chex® cereal
2 cups Wheat Chex® cereal
2 cups Honey Nut Chex® cereal
8 oz pecans

To ease the load of last-minute prep, make the mix up to 2 weeks ahead and store in an airtight container.

1. In small bowl, mix brown sugar and pumpkin pie spice; set aside. In small microwave-safe dish, microwave butter on High about 30 seconds or until melted. Stir in vanilla. In large microwavable bowl, mix all cereals and pecans. Pour butter mixture over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly distributed. Add sugar and spice mixture and stir until coated.
2. Microwave uncovered on High 5 minutes or until mixture begins to brown, stirring every minute. Spread on wax paper or a cookie sheet to cool. Store in airtight container.

Sugar Cookie Chex® Party Mix

Secret's out! Combine butter and sugar with Chex cereal; microwave and shake into a yummy made-in-minutes party mix.

Prep Time:15 min
Start to Finish:15 min
Makes:14 servings (1/2 cup each)

6 cups Rice Chex® cereal
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1/4 cup granulated sugar
2 tablespoons corn syrup
2 teaspoons pure vanilla
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1 ounce white baking chocolate or 1/4 cup vanilla milk chips
1 to 2 teaspoons colored edible glitter or sugar sprinkles

Preparation Directions:
1. Measure cereal in large microwaveable bowl. Line a cookie sheet with waxed paper or foil.
2. In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter uncovered on High 30 seconds or until melted. Add sugar and corn syrup; microwave uncovered on High 30 seconds until mixture is heated and can be stirred smooth. Stir in vanilla. Pour over cereal, stirring until evenly coated.
3. Microwave uncovered on High 2 minutes, stirring after1 minute. Sprinkle with powdered sugar; mix well.
4. Spread on waxed paper or foil. Microwave white chocolate on High 30 seconds or until it can be stirred smooth; drizzle over top; sprinkle with edible glitter or colored candies.

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