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Checkered BROOKSIDE Party Mix Recipe


5 Min.
Skill Level:
7-1/2 cups (1.75 L) snack mix

This BROOKSIDE Party Mix is great for an everyday snack but pretty enough to take to your next evening at friends. Make it today!

Ingredients & Directions

Bake Time
5 minutes


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  • 4 1/2 cups
    crisped rice cereal squares, divided (1.125 L)
  • 3 tbsps
    butter or margarine, divided (45 mL)
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract, divided (2 mL)
  • 3/4 cup
    powdered sugar, divided (175 mL)
  • 1/3 cup
    HERSHEY'S CHIPITS Dark Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S CHIPITS Pure Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips (75 mL)
  • 1 cup
    BROOKSIDE Dark Chocolate Acai and Blueberry Flavours, BROOKSIDE Dark Chocolate Goji and Raspberry Flavours, BROOKSIDE Dark Chocolate Pomegranate Flavour or BROOKSIDE Mango and Mangosteen Flavours (250 mL or 200-g pkg.)
  • 1 cup
    whole almonds (250 mL)
  • 1 cup
    dried sweetened cranberries (250 mL)


Equipment Needed 
cookie sheets (2) Cookie Sheets
wax paper Wax Paper
mixing bowls (2) Mixing Bowls
microwave safe bowl Microwave-Safe Bowl
microwave Microwave
food storage bag Resealable Food Storage Bag

Place 2-1/4 cups (550 mL) cereal in each of two large mixing bowls; set aside. Line two large trays or cookie sheets with wax paper.


Place white creme chips and 2 tbsps (30 mL) butter in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%) 30 seconds; stir. If necessary, microwave at MEDIUM an additional 10 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until chips are melted and mixture is smooth when stirred. Stir in 1/4 tsp (1 mL) vanilla. Pour mixture over cereal in one bowl; stir until cereal is evenly coated. Pour cereal mixture into large resealable food storage plastic bag.


Add 6 tbsps (90 mL) powdered sugar. Seal bag; shake until cereal is well coated. Spread cereal mixture on prepared tray. Cool completely.


Repeat procedure with chocolate chips using remaining cereal, butter, vanilla and powdered sugar.


Stir together cooled cereal mixtures, chocolate pieces, almonds and dried cranberries. Store in a dry, cool place.