Just in time for Easter, this is a new twist on the tradition al Chex Mix.
This is flavored with Jell-O and colored with springtime pastel colors,
great for a Easter treat to nibble at home, or share with neighbors and
Springtime Bunny Bites
6 cups rice chex cereal
1/2 cup light corn syrup
3 tbsp sugar
1/4 cup white chocolate chips
2 tbsp butter
1/4 cup packaged jello, any flavor or flavor combinations*
3/4 cup powdered sugar
Powdered food coloring, if desired
In a small ziploc bag, mix together powdered sugar and a small amount of food
coloring. Until desired shade is reached. Set aside.
In a large bowl place cereal. Set aside.
In a medium sized sauce pan, stir together syrup and sugar. Cooking over medium heat,
stir in butter and chocolate. Stir until smooth and melted. When it begins to simmer
around the edges, remove from heat, and add powdered jello and stir until it is
Pour over cereal and stir to coat well.
Spoon mixture into a large ziploc bag. Add powdered sugar mixture. Seal and
shake to evenly coat. When well coated, spread evenly on parchment covered baking
sheet to cool.
Keep in an airtight container.
Flavor combination suggestions,
Substitute 2 tbsp of each flavor for the 1/4 cup amount of Jello in the recipe.
Makes 6 cups