Sweet & Salty Cinnamon Snack Mix

Sweet & Salty Cinnamon Snack Mix
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This flavorful snack mix is baked in cinnamon butter. It’s perfect for adding to lunch boxes or as an after school snack.
10 min
Prep Time
1:00
Total Time
48 servings

Ingredients

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.

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 250°F. Spray large roaster pan with no-stick cooking spray.
  2. Place cereals, peanuts and pretzels into pan.
  3. 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.
  4. Bake, stirring every 15 minutes, 45-55 minutes or until coating is golden brown and set.
  5. Cool 10 minutes; stir in candy and fruit. Spread onto waxed paper; cool completely. Store in container with tight-fitting lid.

Recipe Tips

This recipe can easily be cut in half for a smaller batch.

Nutrition Facts (1/2 cup)

Calories
180
Cholesterol
5mg
Carbohydrates
28g
Protein
3g
Fat
7g
Sodium
140mg
Dietary Fiber
1g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

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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