Sweet Party Mix

sweet party mix

Everyone loves those snacks that are out at all the parties – but how to have those and watch your carbs. This is a great snack mix that everyone will love and they will never realize it is a better option for those watching their carb intake.

Enjoy!

Sweet Party Mix

Ingredients

  • 4 cups bite sized corn chex cereal
  • 3 cups bite sized rice chex cereal
  • 2 cups pretzel knots
  • 2/3 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/4 cup packed Splenda brown sugar mix
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 Tablespoons light colored corn syrup
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 cup dried cherries, blueberries or cranberries

Directions

  1. Lightly coat a large piece of aluminum foil with cooking spray and set aside.
  2. In a large roasting pan combine cereals, pretzels and almonds and set aside.
  3. In a medium sauce pan combine brown sugar mix, butter and corn syrup. Cook and stir over medium heat until it begins to bubble. Continue cooking for 5 minutes more.
  4.  Then remove from the heat and stir in the baking soda. Pour over the cereal mix and toss to cover evenly.
  5. Bake in a 300 degree oven for 15 minutes.  Stir cereal and bake another 5 minutes.
  6. Remove from the oven and stir in the dried fruit. Spread thinly on the prepared foil to cool.
  7. Once cool – store in an airtight container

Nutritional Information: Serving size is 1/3 cup. 6 g carbs per serving.

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