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Pleasin Peanutty Snack Mix


Pleasin' Peanutty Snack Mix

Pleasin' Peanutty Snack Mix

Both peanuts and peanut butter are great sources of niacin, a nutrient which helps to promote healthy skin. Also, the insoluble fiber found in peanuts assists in keeping your digestive tract running smoothly.

Yield

Makes 10 servings

Ingredients

4 cups whole wheat cereal squares or 2 cups whole wheat and 2 cups corn or rice cereal squares
2 cups small pretzel twists or goldfish-shaped pretzels
1/2 cup dry-roasted peanuts
2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon apple juice or water
2 teaspoons vanilla
Butter-flavored cooking spray
1/2 cup raisins, dried fruit bits or dried cherries (optional)

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 250°F.
  2. Combine cereal, pretzels and peanuts in large bowl; set aside.
  3. Combine peanut butter, honey and apple juice in 1-cup glass measure or small microwavable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 30 seconds or until hot. Stir in vanilla.
  4. Drizzle peanut butter mixture evenly over cereal mixture; toss lightly to evenly coat. Place mixture in single layer in ungreased 15X10-inch jelly-roll pan; coat lightly with cooking spray.
  5. Bake 8 minutes; stir. Continue baking 8 to 9 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven. Add raisins, if desired; mix lightly.
  6. Spread mixture in single layer on large sheet of foil to cool.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 2/3 cup snack mix
Sodium 433 mg
Protein 6 g
Fiber 4 g
Carbohydrate 34 g
Saturated Fat <1 g
Total Fat 6 g
Calories from Fat 25 %
Calories 212

Dietary Exchange

Starch 2-1/2
Fat 1

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