Chai Crunch

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by Charmie777

This is from the Pillsbury Bake Off. A dessert snack with the seasonings of Indian Chai tea! Posted for 'Zaar World Tour II.

Top Review by WI Cheesehead

Easy to make. I used 6 C multi grain Chex, 3 C reg. Cheerios, 1 1/2 C dried pineapple (didn't have banana) and 1 C peanuts. Didn't have dried orange peel and cut the cloves in half. Next time I would use the banana pcs instead of the pineapple. The pineapple got very chewy in the oven! I baked it on two cookie sheets lined with parchment paper and slid the paper off the sheets after baking to let cool. Baked for 1 hr.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 300º.
  2. In 1-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in honey, dry milk, all seasonings and vanilla until well mixed.
  4. In 15x11 roasting pan, mix all remaining ingredients. Pour butter mixture over cereal; toss until evenly coated.
  5. Bake at 300 for 45-60 minutes or until golden brown, stirring every 15 minutes.
  6. Pour mixture onto waxed paper or paper towels.
  7. Cool 15 minutes before serving.
  8. Store in tightly covered container.
  9. NOTE: for spicier flavor, omit dried milk. If dried milk is used, flavor will be less spicy and a little sweeter.

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