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This can be made up to 2 weeks in advance. Refrigerate in an airtight container with wax paper between layers.

Ingredients

2 cups Cheerios
1 (8.75 ounce, or 4 cups) bag Chex Mix Sweet & Salty Trail Mix
1 (11 or 12 ounce) bag white chocolate chips
3 tablespoons oil

Instructions

Line 2 baking sheets with nonstick foil. Mix cereal and trail mix in a large bowl.

Microwave chocolate chips and oil in a medium bowl on high, stirring every 20 seconds, until chocolate melts and mixture is blended and smooth. Immediately pour over cereal mixture and toss with a rubber spatula until well coated.

Drop 1/4 cup mounds onto lined baking sheets. Refrigerate 10 minutes or until firm. Lift off foil.

Betty Goff




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