Cereal Snack

Pat Duran


This is delicious snack made with Chex cereal; it takes crunch to a new level! I hope you enjoy this simple recipe!

★★★★★ 1 vote
makes 8 cups
15 Min
25 Min


8 c
rice chex cereal
1 1/2 c
vanilla baking chips or other flavor of your choice
1/4 c
3 Tbsp
heavy cream
2 Tbsp
orange zest or lemon or lime
1 tsp
orange extract or other
1 c
powdered sugar, for dusting snack


1Place cereal in large roaster or a large bowl, set aside.
Melt chips,in microwave safe bowl with butter, cream and orange zest at 30 second intervals, stirring after each interval until smooth and creamy. Stir in extract.
2Pour mixture evenly over Chex or other cereal of choice, and mix gently with buttered spatula until well coated.
3Place mixture into a 2 gallon size Ziploc bag, add powdered sugar; seal bag.
Shake bag until cereal is evenly coated, if desired.
4Or if desired, skip the powdered sugar step and put mixture in a preheated 275^ oven and bake 20 minutes, stirring 1/2 way through baking. Allow to cool and store in an airtight container.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy