Prep: 10 min. Cook: 5 min./batch + cooling
5 cups Rice Chex
1/4 cup strawberry jelly
2 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon light corn syrup
1/2 cup peanut butter chips
1/3 cup salted peanuts
Freeze-dried strawberries, optional
Place cereal in a large bowl. In a small bowl, combine jelly, butter, and corn syrup. Microwave until smooth; pour over cereal. Toss to coat.
Microwave in batches on high for 4 minutes, stirring every minute. Spread onto a parchment-lined baking sheet to cool. Stir in chips, peanuts and, if desired, strawberries. Store in an airtight container.
3/4 cup: 284 calories, 13g fat (5g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 275mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.