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Sweet & Salty Cinnamon Snack Mix

Sweet & Salty Cinnamon Snack Mix

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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10 min
Prep Time
1 hr
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.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 250°F. Spray large roaster pan with no-stick cooking spray.

  2. STEP 2

    Place cereals, peanuts and pretzels into pan.

  3. STEP 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. STEP 4

    Bake, stirring every 15 minutes, 45-55 minutes or until coating is golden brown and set.

  5. STEP 5

    Cool 10 minutes; stir in candy and fruit. Spread onto waxed paper; cool completely. Store in container with tight-fitting lid.

Tip #1

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

Nutrition (1/2 cup)

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