Make a delightful gluten-free and vegan Chex mix with a hint of sweetness. This quick and easy Apple Cinnamon Sugar Chex Mix features rice and corn cereal, popcorn, walnuts, and apple slices, all coated in a cinnamon-infused vegan butter. Perfect for a tasty treat that everyone will enjoy!
Autumn Chex Mix
This Apple Cinnamon Sugar Chex Mix is great for both the holidays and fall. Its warm and comforting flavors, with the cinnamon and apples, make it a perfect snack for autumn when apples are in season and fall gatherings are happening. Additionally, the slightly sweet and savory combination also makes it a suitable treat for holiday parties and celebrations. Whether you're enjoying the crisp air of autumn or celebrating with friends and family during the holidays, this Chex mix is sure to be a delightful addition to the festivities.
Apple Cinnamon Chex Mix Ingredients
- ½ cup melted vegan butter (regular butter will work if not vegan)
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
- 3 cups rice Chex cereal
- 3 cups corn Chex cereal
- 2 cups popped popcorn
- ½ cup crushed walnuts
- 1 cup freeze-dried apple slices
- 2 tablespoons coconut or cane sugar
How To Make Apple Cinnamon Chex Mix
- Preheat the Oven: Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C).
- Prepare Cinnamon Butter: In a small mixing bowl, melt the vegan butter, and then stir in the vanilla extract and ground cinnamon. Set this mixture aside.
- Mix Chex Mix: In a large mixing bowl, combine the rice Chex, corn Chex, popcorn, crushed walnuts, and freeze-dried apple slices.
- Add Cinnamon Sugar: Pour the prepared cinnamon sugar mixture over the Chex mix and toss it all together until the mixture is evenly coated.
- Baking: Spread the Chex mix evenly onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or aluminum foil.
- Bake to Perfection: Bake the mixture in the preheated oven for about 7 minutes or until it turns golden. Be vigilant to avoid overcooking, as it can burn easily.
- Sprinkle Sugar: As a finishing touch, sprinkle the coconut or cane sugar over the Chex mix.
- Enjoy: Allow the Chex mix to cool, and then enjoy your sweet and crunchy gluten-free treat!
Frequently Asked Questions
1. Allow the Chex mix to cool completely at room temperature before storing to prevent condensation.
2. Transfer the mix to an airtight container or a resealable plastic bag.
Seal the container or bag tightly to prevent moisture from getting in, which can make the mix lose its crispness.
3. Store the Chex mix at room temperature in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight.
4. Consume it within a week or two for the best taste and texture.
Storing it properly in an airtight container will help maintain its freshness and crunchiness. Enjoy your Chex mix whenever you like!
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Gluten Free Apple Cinnamon Sugar Chex Mix
Vegan Cinnamon Butter
- ½ cup melted vegan butter
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 tablespoon cinnamon
Gluten Free Chex Mix Ingredients
- 3 cup rice chex
- 3 cup corn chex
- 2 cup popcorn
- ½ cup crushed walnuts
- 1 cup freeze dried apple slices
- 2 tablespoon coconut or cane sugar
- Preheat the oven to 425
- In a small mixing bowl, melt the butter and mix in the vanilla and cinnamon. Set aside.
- In a large mixing bowl, mix the rice chex mix, corn chex mix, popcorn, walnuts, and apple slices. Pour the cinnamon sugar mixture over top and toss until evenly distributed.
- Spread the chex mix onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or aluminum foil and bake for 7 minutes until golden. Be careful not to over cook. It burns easily!
- Sprinkle sugar over top and enjoy!