Here’s another candy snack made from Cereal, and this one is actually healthy for you! Kid friendly recipe, very little clean-up involved!


Orange Cranberry Chex Mix Snackers

Orange Cranberry Chex Mix Snackers Recipe

You will need:

  • Wooden spoon
  • Large bowl
  • microwaveable measuring cups
  • Large shallow roasting pan
  • Large airtight container (food storage bags work well)
  • 1-2 children for stirring and taste test (optional)


  • 3 Cups Corn Chex cereal
  • 3 Cups Rice Chex cereal
  • 3 Cups Wheat Chex cereal
  • 1/4 C. frozen orange juice concentrate
  • 1/4 C. packed brown sugar
  • 1 C. dried cranberries
  • 1 C. sliced almonds (or pecans, walnuts)
  • 1/4 C. butter or margarine 15 minutes
  • 1/4 C. frozen orange juice concentrate


Preheat oven to 300 degrees.

In large bowl, mix cereals and almonds. In microwaveable measuring cup, mix butter, brown sugar, and juice concentrate.

Microwave uncovered on high for 30 seconds; stir. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated. Pour into un-greased large roasting pan.

Bake uncovered for 30 minutes, stirring after 15 minutes. Stir in cranberries. Cool completely, about 15 minutes. Store in air tight container.

These are terrific after school snacks, as well as party *fillers*.