{Non-Alcoholic} Buttered Rum Apple Cider Drink & Chex Mix Fall Recipes with M&M’s & Mott’s #HarvestFun #cbias

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We love finding reasons to celebrate and fall is our favorite! It’s good to show your kids to take pleasure in the little things! We are still in the 90’s, here in Oklahoma, but {fingers crossed} Fall weather is around the corner . In the meantime, Fall Recipes are helping remind us that it’s coming!  Apples, pumpkins, candy corn, changing leaves, and who can forget apple cider recipes definitely remind me of fall. I am going to share my non-alcoholic buttered rum apple cider recipe using Mott’s apple juice & buttered rum apple cider Chex mix using M&M’s to get you in the fall baking spirit!

#HarvestFunMottsandM&M's

What reminds you of Fall?

#HarvestFunMott'sAppleJuiceJust being able to be outside during the Fall is incentive enough for it to hurry up! With high heat & humidity, outside can be unbearable. Mott’s Apple Juice is a nice refreshing treat on a hot day. I love that they now come in 6 pack single serving bottles found at Walmart. Mott’s single serving bottles have no added sugar and each bottle contains 2 servings of fruit!

#HarvestFunMottsNaturalAppleJuice Be prepared for your home to smell like Fall

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#HarvestFunMottsButteredRumAppleCider ~~~~~

#HarvestFunMottsButteredRumAppleCider1Mott’s Apple Juice 64 ounce 100% Apple Juice has 2 servings of fruit per serving and no added sugar making it a great natural base for my apple cider recipe.

#HarvestFunMottsButteredRumAppleCider2 With 4 simple ingredients, place the crockpot on low for 4 hours.

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At the end of the 4 hours begin to make the non-alcoholic buttered rum on the stove. There are several versions, but this is one of the simplest.

{Non-Alcoholic} Buttered Rum Apple Cider Drink #HarvestFun #cbias
 
Ingredients
  • Mott’s 64 oz 100% apple juice
  • 1 orange
  • 15 whole cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • ¼ cup sweetener (half Splenda brown sugar & half Truvia)
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 cup vanilla ice cream
  • ¼ tsp. cinnamon
  • ⅛ cup of Rum Extract (or ¼ cup light rum)
Instructions
  1. Poke 15 whole cloves in orange.
  2. Place whole cinnamon stick & clove covered orange in crockpot.
  3. Pour in Mott's Apple Juice
  4. Turn crockpot on low for 4 hours.
  5. Near end of 4 hours, start buttered rum on stove.
  6. Melt butter completely.
  7. Add in sugar & stir until combined.
  8. Let mixture bubble to a boil.
  9. Stir in ice cream until melted.
  10. Take mixture off burner.
  11. Put in cinnamon and rum extract. Stir.
  12. Pour buttered rum mixture in bottom of cup.
  13. Top it off with Apple Cider.
Notes
*Buttered Rum mixture needs refrigerated if not being used immediately.
*If using regular sugar, use ¼ cup of white & ¼ cup of brown sugar.

Now for the treat! Living a gluten free lifestyle, we use Chex in a lot of recipes. I decided to do a spin-off of buttered rum apple cider into a Chex mix. It’s really is like fall by the handful especially adding in Candy Corn M&M’s!

#HarvestFunM&MsButteredRumAppleCiderChexMix1

Lately when you search Chex Mix, you will find a lot of microwave recipes. I am not one to cook with my microwave beyond popcorn and prefer the oven-baked Chex mix. It might take a little longer in the oven; however, the aroma that spreads through the house definitely makes the anticipation that much greater!

butteredrumappleciderchexmix#HarvestFun

Buttered Rum Apple Cider Chex Mix #HarvestFun #shop #cbias
 
Ingredients
  • 3 cups Apple Cinnamon Chex cereal
  • 3 cups Cinnamon Chex cereal
  • ¼ cup butter or margarine
  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Agave (or honey)
  • ¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon rum flavoring
  • 1 cup Candy Corn M&M's
  • 1 cup Peanut Butter M&M's
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 250.
  2. Put Chex cereal in big bowl.
  3. Combine butter, sugar, & agave (or honey) in sauce pan until bubbly about 2 - 3 minutes.
  4. Stir in spices & rum extract.
  5. Pour over the cereal & stir.
  6. Spread on cookie sheet.
  7. Bake for 45 minutes stirring every 15 minutes.
  8. Allow to cool a little then add M&M's to mix.
  9. Enjoy!

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