Maple Wasabi Crunch
The wasabi-flavored almonds in this sweet and salty snack mix give it adult appeal.
10 min.prep time
25 min.total time
3 cups pretzel squares
3 cups rice or corn cereal squares
1 (6-ounce) can wasabi & soy sauce flavored almonds*
1/4 cup maple-flavored syrup
1/4 teaspoon maple flavoring
1 cup candy-coated chocolate pieces or chocolate-covered raisins
Heat oven to 300°F. Spray 15x10x1-inch baking pan with no-stick cooking spray; set aside.
Combine pretzels, cereal squares and almonds in large bowl.
Combine syrup, melted butter and maple flavoring in small bowl; pour over cereal mixture. Toss to coat.
Spread cereal mixture into prepared pan. Bake, stirring occasionally, 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned. Spread onto waxed paper; cool completely. Place into large storage container. Add candy-coated chocolate pieces; shake gently to mix.
*Substitute your favorite flavored roasted almonds or peanuts.
For a festive serving idea, dip tops of waffle cones into melted candy coating. Place onto waxed paper and allow coating to set. Fill dipped cones with snack mix and serve.