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Better Than Sex Chex Mix

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Better Than Sex Chex Mix

Snack Mix















8 cups wheat chex cereal
chocolate chex® cereal
¾ cup brown sugar
6 tablespoons butter
or margarine
3 tablespoons corn syrup, light
¼ teaspoon baking soda
1 cup miniature peanut butter cups
reese's peanut butter cups, mini size
1 cup miniature marshmallows
½ cup caramels (candy squares)
caramel bits (found by the chocolate chips in the baking aisle
1 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
½ cup milk chocolate
milk chocolate baking chips (or more if you're a huge chocolate fan)
½ cup vanilla milk chips
vanilla (white) chocolate baking chips
1 teaspoon sea salt
* 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: 2015-11-28



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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