Chex® Lemon Buddies

Chex® Lemon Buddies


"Stir up a delicious snack that is bursting with a bright lemony flavor!"


15 m servings 165 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 165 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 5.5 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 26.6g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 1.5 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 127 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Into large bowl, measure cereal; set aside.
  2. In 1-quart microwaveable bowl, microwave chips, butter, lemon peel and juice uncovered on High 1 minute; stir. Microwave about 30 seconds longer or until mixture can be stirred smooth. Pour mixture over cereal, stirring until evenly coated. Pour into 2-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag.
  3. Add powdered sugar. Seal bag; gently shake until well coated. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool. Store in airtight container.
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  1. 66 Ratings


Making this recipe as directed results in soggy chex mix! For my second batch, after adding the powdered sugar, I spread the mix on a baking sheet and backed for 30 minutes at 250 degrees, stir...

I made this for a group meeting and everyone loved it. They were all trying to guess how it was made. For a change I added some dried cranberries to disappears everytime.

Well, shoot. This stuff is awesome. Now we can't quit eating it. I understand why a previous reviewer said it was "soggy", but perhaps that person didn't spread it out to cool first. The Chex do...

I took mmcl's advice and baked this in a 250* oven for a half hour, stirring every ten minutes. I made no other changes. Absolutely amazing. My boys and I had this whole darn batch gone in less ...

The wife and friend saw this and asked me to translate, then make it - twice. Tastes exactly as you'd imagine. Use butter because margarine is sometimes more than half water, a difference betwe...

This came out perfect...I love the taste! Delicious!

I'll give this recipe 5 stars just for the idea...I knew I would love it before I made it. I LOVE lemon that just pops, so I made a few tweaks. I made a strong 1/2 batch to try it out...5 cu...

This won't be as crisp as chex straight from the box, but mine was no where close to "soggy"! I used butter (the real stuff... margarine has much more water in it & if you use it your chex won't...

This was good but did result in very soggy chex! I followed the other suggestion of baking it at 250 but did it for only 20 min which I think was too long and they tasted a bit stale. Next time ...