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Fareway: Pumpkin Chex Mix

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Makes 20 servings

Total time: about 2 hours

Ingredients

6 cups assorted Chex® cereal

1 cup pecans

½ cup dried cranberries

½ cup pumpkin seeds or sunflower seeds

¼ cup butter, melted

¼ cup brown sugar

¼ cup pumpkin puree

1 Tbsp. pumpkin pie spice

2 tsp. vanilla

Directions

In a 5 to 6 quart slower cooker, ADD cereal, pecans, cranberries and seeds. In a small bowl, mix butter brown sugar, pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spice and vanilla. STIR until well combined. POUR over cereal; STIR evenly to coat. COOK uncovered on high for 2 hours; stirring every 15 to 20 minutes. SPREAD mixture on a cookie sheet to cool.

OR

MIX cereal. Pecans, cranberries and sunflower seeds. SPREAD in an even layer on a baking sheet. STIR together butter, brown sugar, pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spice and vanilla. POUR over cereal and STIR to combine. BAKE at 250°F, stirring every 15 to 20 minutes for about 1 ½ hours.

Nutrition information per serving: 177 calories; 8 g fat; 2 g saturated fat; 6 mg cholesterol; 171 mg sodium; 25 g carbohydrate; 3 g fiber; 4 g protein

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