Meatless Mondays  |  Posted 10.03.16

Apple Pie Spice Chex Mix

Apple Pie Spice Chex Mix

A sweet and salty treat packed with traditional apple pie spices, pecans and crumbly oatmeal cookie pieces that will quickly become an autumn snacktime favorite

Ingredients

  • 5 cups Corn Chex Cereal
  • 1/4 cup Butter
  • 1/4 cup Brown Sugar
  • 3 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 tsp Nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Cardamom
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 1/2 cup Chopped Pecans
  • 1 1/4 cup Dried Apples, chopped
  • 4 medium Oatmeal Cookies, chopped

Instructions

  1. In small bowl, mix brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and cardamom. Set aside.
  2. In a small microwave-safe dish, microwave butter on high for approximately 30 seconds until melted. Stir in vanilla extract.
  3. In a large microwavable bowl, Corn Chex and pecans. Pour butter mixture over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly distributed. Add sugar and spice mixture and stir until coated.
  4. Microwave uncovered on high 5 minutes or until mixture begins to brown, stirring every minute. Add chopped dried apples and chopped oatmeal cookies and toss to coat in sugary spice mix.
  5. Spread Chex Mix on a cookie sheet and cool. Store in an airtight container.

Source: Peanut Butter Fingers