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Holiday Snack Mix Recipe

I'm not much of a cook, but my friend insisted that even I could make this awesome mix. She was right! People rave over it whenever I give it as a gift or share it at a gathering.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 15 min. YIELD:17 servings


  • 5 cups Rice Chex
  • 4 cups Corn Chex
  • 3 cups Golden Grahams
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 1 cup slivered almonds
  • 3/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup light corn syrup


  • 1. Grease two 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pans; set aside. In a large bowl, combine cereals, coconut and almonds; set aside.
  • 2. In a heavy saucepan, combine the butter, sugar and corn syrup. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 3. Pour over cereal mixture and stir until well coated. Spread onto prepared pans. Cool, stirring occasionally. Store in an airtight containers. Yield: 3-1/2 quarts.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 315 calories, 14g fat (7g saturated fat), 22mg cholesterol, 319mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (27g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

Reviews for Holiday Snack Mix

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dkbert User ID: 6868306 33098
Reviewed Feb. 4, 2014

"Made this at Christmas time 2013. It was everyone's favorite. Also made a gluten free version omitting the Golden Grahams. Easy to make, makes a good amount and lasts a long time in an airtight container."

CrashDogsMom User ID: 6536917 126607
Reviewed Feb. 18, 2012

"Might have been sticky because of humidity"

wibbs User ID: 5393793 32659
Reviewed Feb. 6, 2012

"I was excited about makeing this recipe. I followed the directions exactly and it is very sticky! Can anyone tell me why."

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