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Hot Buttered Yum Chex® Mix

Rated as 4.82 out of 5 Stars

"Stir up a rich and buttery mix married with delicate spices and rum flavoring."
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15 m servings 110 cals
Original recipe yields 16 servings (8 cups)


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  1. In large microwaveable bowl, place cereals. In 2-cup microwaveable measuring cup, microwave butter, brown sugar and honey uncovered on High 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until mixture is bubbly. Stir in spices and rum flavoring. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until coated.
  2. Microwave uncovered on High 3 minutes, stirring and scraping bowl after every minute.
  3. Cool slightly; about 5 minutes. Stir in marshmallows. Spread on waxed paper. Store in airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 110 calories; 3.3 g fat; 19.3 g carbohydrates; 0.6 g protein; 8 mg cholesterol; 98 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Truly a yummy recipe on it's own but when I tried it second time I added some Heath toffee bits. Look out!!

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It became very soggy and sticky

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Truly a yummy recipe on it's own but when I tried it second time I added some Heath toffee bits. Look out!!

This is delicious! I substituted vanilla for the rum (personal preference) and it is very yummy. The aromas of the spices are wonderful too!! I think I like what the other reviewers said too,...

This is yummy! Second batch I added 1 c. pretzels & 1 c. dry roasted peanuts for some added texture & crunch. I think mixed nuts would also work nicely. I took this to a Caroling & Cocoa chur...

This is so easy to make and has lots of flavor just like a hot buttered rum!

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The best Holiday snack!!! It was a huge hit at our family's Thanksgiving dinner party last year. I used Vanilla extract instead of Rum flavoring as one reviewer suggested. I also like to incl...

I made this and it was FANTASTIC! But, having made my own chex mix at the holiday times for many years I was skeptical of doing this in the micro. I did mine in the oven (250') for 15 min. then ...

Wow! This recipe rocked! I added pecans and almonds and didn't do the marshmallows. It smells like a wonderful pie baking in the oven. I chose to bake at 250 degrees for 45 minutes. Stirring e...