Harvest Snack Mix Recipe
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Harvest Snack Mix Recipe

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Candy corn makes this natural snack for fall gatherings. The sweet and salty flavors are irresistible. —Marlene Harguth, Maynard, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
MAKES: 16 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups pretzel sticks
  • 1 cup mixed nuts
  • 1/2 cup sunflower kernels
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 8 cups popped popcorn
  • 1 cup candy corn
  • 1 cup chocolate bridge mix

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 260 calories, 16 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 263 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the pretzels, nuts and sunflower kernels. Combine the butter, cinnamon and cloves. Drizzle a third of butter mixture over pretzel mixture; toss to coat. Transfer to a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 300° for 15 minutes.
  2. Place popcorn in a large bowl; drizzle with remaining butter mixture and toss to coat. Stir into pretzel mixture. Bake 15 minutes longer or until heated through. Cool; transfer to a large bowl. Add candy corn and bridge mix; toss to combine. Yield: 3 quarts.
Originally published as Harvest Snack Mix in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2005, p241

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 260 calories, 16 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 263 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Reviews for Harvest Snack Mix

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Reviewed Nov. 2, 2013

This is an excellent way to use up candy corn. I omitted the sunflower kernels when making this, but it still tasted delicious.

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Reviewed Oct. 28, 2013

This is so good - I love making it all year!

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Reviewed Oct. 14, 2013

Excellent

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 28, 2011

I brought this mix to our office Halloween pot luck and everyone enjoyed it. A nice mix of salt and sweet. I might try replacing the chocolate with M&M's next time.

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Reviewed Oct. 15, 2011

There were too many unrelated ingredients that didn't go well together. More like a bowl full leftover snacks from your pantry.

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