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Chex® Honey Nut Cherry Crunch

Rated as 4.75 out of 5 Stars

"Crunchy Chex® cereal, creamy cashew nuts, and chewy cherries make a perfect savory and sweet snack mix for any party."
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15 m servings 153 cals
Original recipe yields 28 servings


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  1. In large microwavable bowl, mix cereal and cashews.
  2. In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave brown sugar, butter and honey and salt uncovered on High about 1 1/2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until mixture comes to a boil. Stir butter mixture. Pour over cereal mixture; stir until evenly coated.
  3. Microwave uncovered on High 4 minutes, stirring every minute. Stir in cherries and sesame seeds. Microwave an additional 3 minutes, stirring every minute. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool. Store in airtight container.


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Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 153 calories; 6.9 g fat; 20.7 g carbohydrates; 2.5 g protein; 4 mg cholesterol; 243 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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We made this for our holiday Christmas party and it was a hit! My mods: I used both cashews and peanuts, dried cranberries instead of cherries and just realized I left out the sesame seeds (oops...

I LOVE THIS CHEX MIX!!! I leave the cashews out , as I am not a huge fan of nuts. The sweet, salty, tart mix is delicious.

This was very easy and very quick to make. The sweet, salty, chewy and crunchy combination was great! Everyone loved it! It's addictive!

I followed the recipe exactly, except that I forgot to add the salt to the sugar and butter mixture, so I ended up sprinkling the salt onto the cereal mixture as it was cooling. It was pretty g...

Freakin' sweet Chex Mix. VERY good. I don't have dried cherries but I do have dried Craisins, so I used that instead. One change I made is cut the salt down to just a pinch. That was the only on...

This was delicious! Instead of the rice chex I threw in "Oh's!" cereal- and I had to use dried cranberries instead of cherries but I think the cherries would have been even better! I used Sple...

So awesome. I will make this again and again

This was a really great recipe! I just used what I had on hand. Instead of cherries I used cranberries and almonds instead of cashews. Would've been much easier to munch on if it was cashews ...

This is DELICIOUS. The only alteration I made was I didn't add the sesame seeds. It was a good "Yin" to my garlic ranch pretzels salty "Yang" at the work potluck! It seemed like it might be ov...