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Chocolate Fruit Snack Mix


1 hour
Skill Level
11 cups

Grab a handful of this chocolate and fruit snack mix for a quick afternoon boost. You can fill this trail mix with cereal, nuts, dried fruit and more. Just cover it all with a sprinkle of HERSHEY'S Cocoa for a sweet finish.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
3 minutes
7 minutes
Cool Time
45 minutes


  • 1/2 cup
    butter or margarine (1 stick)
  • 2 Tbsps
  • 1 Tbsp
    HERSHEY'S Cocoa or HERSHEY'S Special Dark Cocoa
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 3 cups
    crisp rice cereal, bite-size squares
  • 3 cups
    crisp wheat cereal, bite-size squares
  • 2 cups
    oat cereal, toasted rings
  • 1 cup
  • 1-1/2 cups
    dried fruit bits (6 oz. pkg.)
  • 1 cup
    HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
microwave-safe bowl microwave-safe bowl
microwave microwave
measuring cups measuring cups
wooden spoon wooden spoon

Place butter in 4-quart microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at High (100%) 30 seconds or until melted; stir in sugar, cocoa and cinnamon. Add cereals and cashews; stir until evenly coated.


Microwave at High 3 minutes, stirring each minute; stir in dried fruit. Microwave at HIGH 3 minutes, stirring each minute. Cool completely; stir in chocolate chips. Store in tightly covered container in cool, dry place.

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