Maple Nut Party Mix

This is one of our favorite mixes.

1/4 cup butter or margarine

2 teaspoons maple extract

1 cup honey roasted cashews

1/2 cup brown sugar

8 cups Chex cereal

Preheat oven to 225 degrees. in roasting pan, melt margarine, brown sugar and maple extract. Add cereal and nuts. Evenly coate all pieces. Bake for 445 minutes. Stir every 15 minutes. Spread on waxed paper. Cool. Can also use microwave---after melting margarine, brown sugar and maple extract; add cereal and nuts. Microwave on high for 4 to 5 minutes, stirring every 1 to 1 1 /2 minutes. Spread on waxed paper to cool. Store in airtight container.