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Tropical Chex Mix

Tropical Chex Mix is the perfect Hawaiian-inspired snack, sweetened and filled with Chex cereal, macadamia nuts, pineapple, coconut and banana chips!
Servings: 12 cups
Calories: 350kcal
Author: Melissa Howell

Ingredients

  • 4 cups Rice Chex
  • 4 cups Corn Chex
  • 5 Tbsp. butter melted
  • 5 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 2 tsp. coconut extract
  • 1 cup macadamia nuts
  • 1 cup dried pineapple pieces
  • 1 cup dried banana chips
  • 1 cup dried coconut pieces or 1 cup shredded coconut (optional)

Instructions

  • Mix the melted butter, brown sugar, and coconut extract.
  • Place the Rice Chex, Corn Chex, and macadamia nuts in a large bowl.
  • Pour the butter mixture over the cereal mixture and stir until everything is evenly distributed.
  • Spread on a parchment-lined cookie sheet.
  • Bake at 275 degrees for 45 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes.
  • If using shredded coconut, add it to the mix for the last 15 minutes of baking.
  • Cool and store in an airtight container.

Nutrition

Calories: 350kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 209mg | Potassium: 161mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 660IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 92mg | Iron: 7mg