Recipe: Valentine Peanut Butter Chex Mix

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Valentine Peanut Butter Chex Mix

I wanted to make something to give away for Valentine’s Day and what better than Chex Mix? So I adapted this recipe for Valentine Peanut Butter Chex Mix from Food.com.

It’s crunchy and peanut buttery. It’s also pretty, which is very important for Valentine’s Day. Pretty Pink Heart

Let me show you how to make this pretty and delicious Valentine Peanut Butter Chex Mix.

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Valentine Peanut Butter Chex Mix

Here are the ingredients: Rice Chex, peanut butter, olive oil, white chocolate chips, powdered sugar, sprinkles and M&Ms. Sorry for the blurriness of the picture – I usually snap 2, but I guess I was in a hurry.

Valentine Peanut Butter Chex Mix

In large bowl, add the cereal.  Set aside.

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In small microwavable bowl, add the peanut butter, olive oil (or vegetable oil) and white chocolate chips.

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Heat uncovered on high about 2 minutes, stirring after every 30 seconds, until melted and smooth (remove when completely smooth and melted).

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Pour melted peanut butter mixture over cereal, stirring until consistently coated.

Valentine Peanut Butter Chex Mix

Add the half of the powdered sugar to a gallon zip-top bag.

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Add half of the coated cereal to the gallon zip-top bag.

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Seal the bag and shake it up until well coated.

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Spread it out to cool on parchment, waxed paper or foil. Cool at least 15 minutes.  Repeat with the other half of the powdered sugar and coated cereal.

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Once everything is cooled, add the sprinkles and M&Ms and stir about.

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Serve in a pretty serving bowl.

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Or give away in cute bags/boxes for gifts.  Store the Chex Mix in an airtight container.

Anyone you make this Valentine Peanut Butter Chex Mix for will love it. I am sure of it!

If you try this recipe for Valentine Peanut Butter Chex Mix, please COMMENT below. I want to hear your results!

Enjoy the comfort of food!

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Printable Recipe:

Valentine Peanut Butter Chex Mix

Serves 10
Prep time 10 minutes
Cook time 2 minutes
Total time 12 minutes
Allergy Peanuts Allergy
Dietary Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Meal type Appetizer, Dessert, Side Dish
Misc Child Friendly, Pre-preparable, Serve Cold
Occasion Barbecue, Casual Party, Valentines day
Website Food.com
This Valentine's Peanut Butter Chex Mix is crunchy and peanut buttery. It's also pretty, which is very important for Valentine's Day. http://recipesingoodtaste.com/?recipe=recipe-valentine-peanut-butter-chex-mix

Ingredients

  • 9 cups gluten free Rice Chex
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3/4 cups powdered sugar
  • 3/4 cups M&M's plain chocolate candy (red, white, and pink)
  • 1/2 cup candy sprinkles (red, white, and pink)

Note

Recipe URL: http://recipesingoodtaste.com/?recipe=recipe-valentine-peanut-butter-chex-mix

Directions

Step 1 In large bowl, add the cereal. Set aside.
Step 2 In small microwavable bowl, add the peanut butter, olive oil (or vegetable oil) and white chocolate chips. Heat uncovered on high about 2 minutes, stirring after every 30 seconds, until melted and smooth (remove when completely smooth and melted).
Step 3 Pour melted peanut butter mixture over cereal, stirring until consistently coated.
Step 4 Add the half of the powdered sugar to a gallon zip-top bag. Add half of the coated cereal to the gallon zip-top bag. Seal the bag and shake it up until well coated. Spread it out to cool on parchment, waxed paper or foil. Cool at least 15 minutes. Repeat with the other half of the powdered sugar and coated cereal.
Step 5 Once everything is cooled, add the sprinkles and M&Ms and stir about. Serve in a serving bowl or give away in cute bags/boxes for gifts. Store the Chex Mix in an airtight container.

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PS: If you see mistakes (i.e., spelling errors or inconsistencies in the recipe), please tell me right away. I appreciate any help I can get!

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