Maple syrup and butter combine to coat a combination of nuts, pretzels, dried cranberries and chocolate chips. I like adding some crushed red pepper flakes for a bit of heat.—Sharlene Heatwole, McDowell, Virginia
I first tasted this snack mix when a co-worker shared it at work. Because of its simple preparation and popular cheese flavor, it’s a staple for game-day gatherings at our place.—Linda Doescher, Weston, Wisconsin
My family prefers steak and potato type meals. One day we thought it would be great to use steak sauce in a Chex Mix snack. So, I came up with this recipe to satisfy their craving for a steak-like treat.—Jennifer Mitchell, Altoona, Pennsylvania
"The recipe for this sweet and salty snack is so simple, children of almost any age can help in some way, it not prepare it themselves," assures Peggy Jo Thompson of Lebanon, Tennessee. "There is not much mess to clean up afterward, so kids can enjoy the munchable treat soon after it's prepared."