Fun-on-the-Run Snack Mix Recipe
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Fun-on-the-Run Snack Mix Recipe

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“My kids love this and have no idea they’re eating cranberries. It’s a great healthy snack for car rides, hikes or picnics,” writes Carrie Hubbard from Buena Vista, Colorado.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 2 cups Wheat Chex
  • 2 cups miniature fish-shaped crackers
  • 2 cups pretzel sticks
  • 1 cup salted peanuts
  • 1 cup dried cranberries

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 143 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 207mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1 starch, 1 fat


  1. In a large bowl, combine the cereal, crackers, pretzels, peanuts and cranberries. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 8 cups.
Originally published as Fun-on-the-Run Snack Mix in Healthy Cooking June/July 2008, p59

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Reviewed Apr. 21, 2013

"I have made this many many times. My husband and I like this a lot!!!!"

Reviewed Apr. 6, 2013

"This isn't a recipe. It's a "let's find some snacks that are healthy and mix them together to make one be batch of snack." The flavors don't go together at all. I'm tempted to sort it all back out into individual snacks."

Reviewed Jul. 25, 2008

"it is an easy snack mix to throw together,but it really didn't taste all that great. i mean if we're going to waste calories and carbs on a salty snack, don't you want it to taste good!"

Reviewed Jun. 23, 2008

"I make lots of your recipes for our camping trips in our motor home. This one was great for our evening card party!"

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