Sweet Party Mix

Sweet Party Mix

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

For an extra punch of protein and fiber, replace 1 cup of the corn or rice cereal with bite-size wheat square cereal.

Ingredients 36 servings

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  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 4 cups crispy corn cereal squares
  • 3 cups crispy rice cereal squares
  • 2 cups pretzel knots
  • ⅔ cup sliced almonds
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 2 tablespoons light-colored corn syrup
  • ⅛ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¾ cup dried cranberries, blueberries, or cherries

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  1. Lightly coat a large piece of foil with cooking spray; set aside. In a large roasting pan toss together corn cereal, rice cereal, pretzels, and almonds; set aside.
  2. In a medium saucepan combine brown sugar, butter, and corn syrup. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture just begins to bubble. Continue cooking at a moderate, steady rate, without stirring, for 5 minutes more. Remove saucepan from heat; stir in baking soda. Pour over cereal mixture; stir gently to coat.
  3. Bake in a 300°F oven for 15 minutes; stir cereal mixture and bake 5 minutes more. Remove from oven; stir in dried fruit. Spread on prepared foil to cool. Store in an airtight container. Makes 36 ( ⅓-cup) servings.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: ⅓ cup
  • Per serving: 76 calories; 2 g fat(1 g sat); 1 g fiber; 13 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 40 mcg folate; 3 mg cholesterol; 6 g sugars; 1 mg vitamin C; 28 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 98 mg sodium; 34 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 1
  • Exchanges: ½ Starch, Carb Choice: ½

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