Maple Chili Snack Mix

Author: Canadian Living

Whole wheat cereal gets dressed up in this energy-packed sweet and savoury mix.

  • Portion size 8 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: June 2012

Ingredients

  • 5 cups small whole wheat cereal squares (such as Spoon Size Shredded Wheat)
  • 1 cup raisin
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried pear
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/2 cup unsalted roasted peanuts
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 dash hot pepper sauce

Method

In large bowl, toss together cereal, raisins, pears, apricots, almonds and peanuts; set aside.

In small saucepan, bring butter, maple syrup, chili powder, salt and hot pepper sauce to boil over medium heat; boil for 1 minute. Pour over cereal mixture, tossing to coat.

Spread on rimmed baking sheet; bake in 325°F (160°C) oven, stirring occasionally, until lightly toasted, 10 to 12 minutes. Let cool on pan on rack. (Make-ahead: Store in airtight container for up to 1 week.)

Nutritional facts Per 1 cup: about

  • Fibre 10 g
  • Sodium 145 mg
  • Sugars 30 g
  • Protein 9 g
  • Calories 418.0
  • Total fat 17 g
  • Potassium 623 mg
  • Cholesterol 20 mg
  • Saturated fat 6 g
  • Total carbohydrate 67 g

%RDI

  • Iron 26.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 15.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 6.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 12.0
  • Vitamin C 3.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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