Thursday, November 24, 2011

Snacks: Easy chex mix

My grandchildren love this:  and it's back to school time and I love to bring them a treat on their first day back!

9 cups Corn chex or Chocolate rice chex cereal
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1 tsp. vanilla
1 1/2 cups confectioner sugar

In large bowl, measure cereal, set aside

In microwaveable bowl..microwave choc, chips, peanut butter and butter uncovered on minute
Microwave additional 30 seconds so mixture can be stirred smooth..Stir in vanilla  Pour mixture over cereal.stirring until evenly coated.  Pour into 2 gallon resealable food storage bag..Add powdered sugar..Seal bag; shake until well coated..Spread on waxed paper to cool..Store in airtight container in refrigerator.

Powder sugar added and ready to eat.
Add melted butter, peanut butter, choc. chips
Melt together

This is what it takes to make this treat!

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