Chocolate Fruit Snack Mix

Details

Time
1 hour
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
11 cups

Grab a handful of this chocolate and fruit snack mix for a quick afternoon boost. You can fill this trail mix with cereal, nuts, dried fruit and more. Just cover it all with a sprinkle of HERSHEY'S Cocoa for a sweet finish.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
3 minutes
Cook Time
7 minutes
Cool Time
45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup

    butter or margarine (1 stick)

  • 2 Tbsps

    sugar

  • 1 Tbsp

    HERSHEY'S Cocoa or HERSHEY’S SPECIAL DARK Cocoa

  • 1/2 tsp

    ground cinnamon

  • 3 cups

    crisp rice cereal, bite-size squares

  • 3 cups

    crisp wheat cereal, bite-size squares

  • 2 cups

    oat cereal, toasted rings

  • 1 cup

    cashews

  • 1-1/2 cups

    dried fruit bits (6 oz pkg.)

  • 1 cup

    HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Mildly Sweet Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY’S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips

READY TO MAKE THE RECIPE?

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 

microwave-safe bowl
microwave-safe bowl
microwave
microwave
measuring cups
measuring cups
wooden spoon
wooden spoon
1

Place butter in 4-quart microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at High (100%) 30 seconds or until melted; stir in sugar, cocoa and cinnamon. Add cereals and cashews; stir until evenly coated.

2

Microwave at High 3 minutes, stirring each minute; stir in dried fruit. Microwave at HIGH 3 minutes, stirring each minute. Cool completely; stir in chocolate chips. Store in tightly covered container in cool, dry place.

Additional questions?