Slow-Cooker Pumpkin Harvest Chex Mix®

Snacks are hard to keep in the house. If your kids are like mine, they get “bored” with the same ole treats all the time. Since we are out of school this week, I wanted to find something that we could do together, to keep their little hands busy. Better to be busy in the kitchen than destroying a clean house! We made our list of needed ingredients, headed off to the Commissary, and I let them do it all! From getting the items needed to mix the ingredients together. We had a fabulous time working together!

Y’all, this treat is YUMMY!! Check it out today, and make some this weekend! You are going to love this fall-flavored delicacy!

Ingredients

2 cups Cinnamon Chex™ cereal

2 cups Wheat Chex™ cereal
3 cups Vanilla Chex™ cereal
1 cup pecans
1 cup mini graham crackers
1 cup dried cranberries
1/2 cup pumpkin seeds
1/2 cup butter, melted
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
Directions
  • In oval 5- to 6-quart slow cooker, stir together the 3 kinds of cereal, pecans, graham crackers, dried cranberries, and pumpkin seeds.
  • In a small bowl, mix together melted butter, brown sugar, pumpkin pie spice, and vanilla. Stir until well combined. Pour over cereal mixture; stir until evenly coated.
  • Cook uncovered on High heat setting 2 hours, stirring every 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Spread cereal mixture on an ungreased cookie sheet or waxed paper. Cool 3 to 5 minutes before serving.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 2 hours 5 minutes

Servings: 20

This was so easy to put together! I let the kiddos help me get it ready. We were so excited to get it going, and then, of course, to eat it, that I forgot to grab pictures! Those faces were so happy with what they had put together, and it was gone quickly! We shared some with neighbors and friends. If you are looking for some great ideas to send to those who are deployed, you can make this delicious treat, seal in an air-tight container, and then mail off! Your Servicemembers will thank you!!

Photo Credit: Betty Crocker Website

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