the first "puffed" cereal, it was introduced in 1937 by the General Mills cereal company.
Kix cereal has a unique ability to stay crispier in milk than flat flakes.
The most recent promotional character for Kix was Dora the Explorer, and her monkey friend. They appeared on boxes of Kix in 2003 and 2004. Dora is a character from an animated TV show on Nick Jr.
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Recipe for Kix Peanut Butter-Chocolate Crisps
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
1/3 cup margarine, butter or spread,* softened
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
3 1/2 to 4 cups Kix cereal
1 package (6 oz.) semisweet chocolate chips (1 cup)
Heat oven to 325F. Stir peanut butter, sugars, margarine, baking soda, baking powder and egg in large bowl until well mixed. Stir in cereal and chocolate chips. Shape dough by rounded tablespoonfuls into balls; place about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes; remove from cookie sheet. Cool completely. Store loosely covered. About 3 1/2 dozen cookies.
*If using spread, use only stick that has more than 65% vegetable oil. High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): Decrease margarine to 1/4 cup.