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Brontosaurus Bites


Brontosaurus Bites

Brontosaurus Bites

Yield

Makes 12 (3/4-cup) servings

Ingredients

4 cups air-popped popcorn
2 cups mini-dinosaur grahams
2 cups corn cereal squares
1-1/2 cups dried pineapple wedges
1 package (6 ounces) dried fruit bits
Butter-flavored nonstick cooking spray
1 tablespoon plus 1-1/2 teaspoons sugar
1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 cup yogurt-covered raisins

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Combine popcorn, grahams, cereal, pineapple and fruit bits in large bowl; mix lightly. Transfer to 15X10-inch jelly-roll pan. Spray mixture generously with cooking spray.
  2. Combine sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg in small bowl. Sprinkle 1/2 of sugar mixture over popcorn mixture; toss lightly to coat. Spray mixture again with additional cooking spray. Add remaining sugar mixture; mix lightly.
  3. Bake snack mix 10 minutes, stirring after 5 minutes. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Add raisins; mix lightly.

Cook's Tip

For individual party take-home treats, wrap snack mix in festive colored paper napkins.

Gorilla Grub

Substitute plain raisins for the yogurt-covered raisins and 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese for the sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg.

Nutritional Information

Sodium 81 mg
Protein 2 g
Fiber 2 g
Carbohydrate 41 g
Saturated Fat trace g
Total Fat 4 g
Calories from Fat 16 %
Calories 194

Dietary Exchange

Starch 2
Fat 1
Fruit 1

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