This works as an after-school snack, as trail mix, or as an after-lunch dessert. Collaborate with your child to use the ingredients that he or she likes best.
2 cups Chex-type cereal
1/2 cup raisins or dried cranberries
1/2 cup M&M’s
1/2 cup roasted peanuts
Options: Any of the following may be added or substituted in the recipe—other nuts, coconut, miniature marshmallows, peanut M&M’s, dried fruit, or miniature pretzels.
Mix the ingredients together in a large bowl. Store in a tightly covered container.