Cranberry Orange Chex Mix

Use whatever combination of chex cereals you like (corn, rice or wheat) as long as it equals 9 cups.

For the best results, use butter or margarine, not the spread or tub products because they contain more water, which can affect the texture of the snack mix.

3 C Corn chex cereal
3 C Rice chex cereal
3 C Wheat chex cereal
1 C Sliced almonds
1/4 C Butter or margarine, melted
1/4 C Packed brown sugar

1/4 C Frozen (thawed) orange juice concentrate
1/2 C Dried cranberries

1. Heat oven to 300°. Mix cereals and almonds in large bowl; set aside.
2. Microwave butter, brown sugar and juice concentrate in 1-cup microwavable measuring cup uncovered on high for 30 seconds; stir.
3. Pour butter mixture over cereal mixture stirring until evenly coated. Pour into large roasting pan.
4. Bake uncovered for 30 minutes, stirring after 15 minutes. Stir in cranberries; cool. Store in airtight container or plastic food-storage bag.

Yields: 10 cups of snacks

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