This flavorful snack mix is baked in cinnamon butter. It’s perfect for adding to lunch boxes or as an after school snack.
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8 cup oven toasted corn cereal squares
4 cups toasted whole grain oat cereal
2 cups cocktail peanuts
2 cups pretzel sticks, broken in half
1 (6.5-ounce) tub Land O Lakes® Cinnamon Sugar Butter Spread
1 1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2 cups candy-coated milk chocolate pieces
1 cup coarsely chopped dried fruit (such as apples, apricots, raisins), if desired
*Substitute slivered almonds.
Heat oven to 250°F. Spray large roaster pan with no-stick cooking spray.
Place cereals, peanuts and pretzels into pan.
Combine Cinnamon Sugar Butter Spread, brown sugar and corn syrup in 3-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat 8-10 minutes or until mixture comes to a boil. Boil 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in baking soda. Pour over cereal mixture in pan; stir to coat.
Bake, stirring every 15 minutes, 45-55 minutes or until coating is golden brown and set.
Cool 10 minutes; stir in candy and fruit. Spread onto waxed paper; cool completely. Store in container with tight-fitting lid.
This recipe can easily be cut in half for a smaller batch.
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I made this recipe for my daughter's soccer team and they really liked it! The only change I would make would be to bake at a slightly lower temperature or a little shorter time. A few of the pieces nearly burned.
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