Almonds, dried cranberries, and a mix of good-for-you cereal are coated with dark chocolate in this simple snack mix.
Original recipe makes 18 servings
3 cups multi-grain cereal squares, such as Chex® brand
3 cups fiber cereal twigs, such as Fiber One® brand
1 cup sweetened dried cranberries
3/4 cup dark chocolate morsels
3/4 cup almond butter
1/2 cup enriched margarine spread, such as Smart Balance® brand (may use butter)
3/4 cup almond flour
1/4 cup sliced almonds
3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar
- Line a large sheet pan with waxed paper. Place cereal and dried cranberries in a large resealable plastic bag. In a microwavable bowl, add chocolate chips, almond butter and enriched margarine spread (or butter). Microwave on High heat, uncovered, for 1 minute. Stir. Microwave for another 30 seconds; remove and stir until smooth.
- Pour chocolate mixture into plastic bag, seal and shake to coat evenly. Add almond flour, sliced almonds and confectioners sugar. Reseal and shake to coat. Spread mixture on waxed paper and cool completely. Refrigerate in an airtight container; mix can be stored for up to 1 week.
Calories: 243 kcal
Carbohydrates: 27.2 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Fat: 15.6 g
Fiber: 4.8 g
Protein: 3.8 g
Sodium: 147 mg