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Apple Pie Spice Chex Mix

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  • Author: Julie (PB Fingers)
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 16 servings 1x


This recipe for Apple Pie Spice Chex Mix is a sweet and salty treat packed with traditional apple pie spices, pecans and crumbly oatmeal cookie pieces that will quickly become an autumn snacktime favorite. Thank you to General Mills Big G Cereals for teaming up with me for this post in honor of National Whole Grain Month!


  • 5 cups Corn Chex cereal
  • ¼ cup butter
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 3 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 ½ tsp. nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cup chopped pecans
  • 1 ¼ cup dried apples, chopped
  • 4 medium oatmeal cookies, chopped


  1. In small bowl, mix brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and cardamom. Set aside.
  2. In a small microwave-safe dish, microwave butter on high for approximately 30 seconds until melted. Stir in vanilla extract.
  3. In a large microwavable bowl, Corn Chex and pecans. Pour butter mixture over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly distributed. Add sugar and spice mixture and stir until coated.
  4. Microwave uncovered on high 5 minutes or until mixture begins to brown, stirring every minute. Add chopped dried apples and chopped oatmeal cookies and toss to coat in sugary spice mix.
  5. Spread Chex Mix on a cookie sheet and cool. Store in an airtight container.