Stars and Stripes Chex Party Mix

Serves
16

Ingredients

  • 3 cups Rice Chex or Corn Chex cereal
  • 3 cups Blueberry Chex cereal
  • 1 cup from 10.5 oz bag miniature marshmallows
  • 1 cup, about 50 from 15 oz bag pretzel sticks
  • 1 package, 11 oz white baking chips
  • 3 Tblsp. red, white and blue nonpareils or jimmies
  • 3 cups popcorn
  • 1 cup red, white and blue colored candy-coated chocolate candies

Directions

  1. Line large rimmed cookie sheet with wax paper. In large bowl, combine cereal, marshmallows and pretzel sticks.
  2. In medium microwavable bowl, microwave chips uncovered on 50% power for 1 to 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until almost melted. Stir until smooth. Pour onto cereal mixture and mix well.
  3. Spread onto prepared cookie sheet in single layer, sprinkle with sprinkles and cool completely. Break into bite-size clusters.
  4. In large serving bowl, add coated cereal mixture. Stir in popcorn and chocolate candies, mixing to combine.
  5. Store in covered container at room temperature. Rice Chex or Corn Chex will work in this mix. Sprinkles are sold in the baking aisle or a specialty crafts store.
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