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Better Than Sex Chex Mix

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Snack Mix

. Prep
10 min.
5 min.
Ready In
2 hrs
4 servings
Metric measurements


8cups wheat chex cereal chocolate chex® cereal*
3/4cup brown sugarVideo packed*
6tablespoons butterVideo or margarine
3tablespoons corn syrup, light
1/4teaspoon baking sodaVideo *
1cup miniature peanut butter cups reese's peanut butter cups, mini size*
1cup miniature marshmallows
1/2cup caramels caramel bits (found by the chocolate chips in the baking aisle*
1tablespoons heavy whipping cream
1/2cup milk chocolate milk chocolate baking chips (or more if you're a huge chocolate fan)*
1/2cup vanilla chips vanilla (white) chocolate baking chips*
1teaspoon sea salt coarse
* not incl. in nutrient facts


1. Into large microwavable bowl, measure cereal; set aside. Line cookie sheet with waxed paper or foil.

2. In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave brown sugar, butter and corn syrup uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until melted and smooth. Stir in baking soda until dissolved. Pour caramel mixture over cereal, stirring until evenly coated. Microwave on High 3 minutes, stirring every minute. Spread on cookie sheet. Cool 10 minutes. Break into bite-sized pieces.

3. Make sure Chex mixture is cool to the touch (so candy doesn't melt.) Evenly sprinkle mini peanut butter cups candy and miniature marshmallows over Chex mixture.

4. In small microwavable bowl, microwave caramel baking bits and cream uncovered on High about 1 minute or until chips can be stirred smooth. Use a spoon or fork to drizzle over snack. Repeat with milk chocolate baking chips. Repeat again with vanilla (white) baking chips. Quickly sprinkle coarse salt over all while candy drizzles are still wet.

5. Refrigerate until set. Break apart and store in tightly covered container. Perfect for gift giving!

*6. DESSERT IDEA: Create parfait desserts by layering Chex mix and lightly sweetened whipped cream!

First published: last updated: 2014-12-16

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 55g (1.9 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 24867% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 28%
Saturated Fat 12g 58%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 50mg 17%
Sodium 766mg 32%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 8%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A 12% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 0%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?
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