I’m a huge ‘nuts and bolts’ fan, therefore, this Gluten Free Chex Mix recipe from LifeMadeDelicious really appealed to me. With several friends eating Gluten Free it makes a great gift or snack to have around.
It’s quite delicious.
4 1/2 cups (1.125 L) Honey Nut Chex* cereal
4 1/2 cups (1.125 L) Rice Chex* cereal
2 cups (500 mL) whole cashews or peanuts
1/4 cup (50 mL) packed brown sugar
1/4 cup (50 mL) butter or margarine
1/4 cup (50 mL) maple syrup
1 tsp (5 mL) salt
1 cup (250 mL) dried cranberries
1/4 cup (50 mL) toasted sesame seeds
1. In large microwaveable bowl, mix cereal and cashews.
2. In a 2 cup (500 mL) microwaveable measuring cup, microwave brown sugar, butter, maple syrup 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 cranberries and sesame seeds. Microwave an additional 3 minutes, stirring every minute. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool. Store in an airtight container.
COOKING GLUTEN FREE? Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.
Variations: Any of your favourite nuts or dried fruit combinations would work well in this recipe.