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Favorite Snack Mix

 Favorite Snack Mix
For a great change of pace from the usual mix, try this recipe from Carol Allen, field editor at McLeansboro, Illinois. "It's almost impossible to stop eating this sweet and salty snack."
14 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 15 min./batch + cooling

Ingredients

  • 6 cups Crispix
  • 1 can (10 ounces) mixed nuts
  • 1 package (10 ounces) pretzel sticks
  • 3/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the cereal, nuts and pretzels. In a small
  • saucepan over low heat, melt butter. Add brown sugar; cook and stir
  • until dissolved. Pour over cereal mixture; stir to coat.
  • Place a third on a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake
  • at 325° for 8 minutes; stir and bake for 6 minutes more. Spread
  • on waxed paper to cool. Repeat with remaining mixture. Yield: about
  • 14 cups.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 377 calories, 21 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 26 mg cholesterol, 640 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 7 g protein.