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Low-Fat Microwave Crispix Mix

Ingredients:

  • 7 cups Crispix® cereal
  • 1/2 cup Planters® reduced-fat peanuts
  • 1 1/2-2 cups pretzels
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon Smart Balance® margarine (or similar), melted
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

Preparation:
1. Combine cereal, peanuts, and pretzels in large, microwave-safe bowl.
2. Stir together margarine, maple syrup, garlic powder, onion powder, lemon juice, and Worcestershire sauce in 2 cup measure. Gently drizzle mixture over cereal mixture and stir until cereal is coated well.

Microwave on HIGH for 4 minutes (you may need to microwave longer depending on your microwave), stirring after 2 minutes. Spread on paper towels to cool. Store in airtight container.

Yield:
9 cups

Nutritional Information:
Per serving: 164 calories, 3 g protein, 30 g carbohydrate, 3.4 g fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 2 g fiber, 372 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 18%.

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Last Editorial Review: 2/14/2006