Sweet 'n Salty Snack Mix (Gluten-Free Recipe)

Sweet 'n Salty Snack Mix (Gluten-Free Recipe)

This any occasion snack mix is gluten-free.

15 min. prep time
10 cups
252 Ratings


4 cups corn chips
4 cups bite-sized square crispy corn cereal
1 cup gluten-free small salted pretzel twists
1 cup pecan halves
3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
3 tablespoons light corn syrup
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon gluten-free vanilla
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 (14-ounce) bag holiday-colored candy-coated chocolate pieces


Heat oven to 375°F. Spray large roasting pan with no-stick cooking spray.

Combine corn chips, cereal, pretzels and pecans in prepared pan; set aside.

Combine brown sugar, butter, corn syrup and salt in 2-quart heavy saucepan. Cook over medium heat 4-6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until mixture comes to a full boil. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla and baking soda. Pour syrup mixture over cereal mixture in pan; toss to coat.

Bake 15 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes, or until coating is set. Remove from oven; stir.

Spread mixture onto waxed paper. Cool 5 minutes; stir in chocolate pieces. Cool completely; break into pieces. Store in container with tight-fitting lid for up to 1 week.

Recipe Tip

This recipe was developed using alternative flours and products labeled as “gluten-free.” The best source for additional information is the ingredient listing on product packaging. Learn about gluten-free baking.

Nutrition Facts (1/2 cup)

Calories: 250

Fat: 12g

Cholesterol: 15mg

Sodium: 350mg

Carbohydrates: 33g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Protein: 3g

Recipe #14587B©2009Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

I made this and it was easy and delicious! Will definitely make it again.
I started making this fudge for a bake sale and let me tell you, it was a huge hit. Now it is one of our standard fare items. Yummy, yummy, yummy!

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