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Calypso Snack Mix

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Makes

2 quarts

Get your party on with this tempting snack mix. While it’s a definite treat for the kids, it’s also the perfect afternoon pick-me-up for adults. —Beth Royals, Richmond, VA
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup Corn Chex
  • 1 cup Rice Chex
  • 5 tablespoons flaked coconut, divided
  • 3 ounces white baking chocolate, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons shortening
  • 2 cups Golden Grahams
  • 1-1/2 cups miniature pretzels
  • 1 package (7 ounces) dried tropical fruit
  • 1 jar (3 ounces) macadamia nuts

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the Chex cereals and 2 tablespoons coconut; set aside.
  2. In a microwave, melt chocolate and shortening; stir until smooth. Pour over Chex mixture and toss to coat. Immediately spread onto a waxed paper-lined baking sheet; refrigerate until set, about 5 minutes.
  3. In another large bowl, combine the Golden Grahams, pretzels, fruit, nuts, Chex mixture and remaining coconut. Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 273 calories, 12g fat (4g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 277mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.

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