Nutty Snack Mix Recipe

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This toasty mix from our Test Kitchen is a little spicy, and a whole lot of tasty! Make it for that long car ride to grandma's house, or for the New Years party. No matter when you serve it, this mix will be a hit!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES:21 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES: 21 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Multi-Bran Chex
  • 2 cups Wheat Chex
  • 1 cup Cheerios
  • 1 cup unblanched almonds
  • 1 cup pecan halves
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 4 to 6 drops hot pepper sauce
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries

Nutritional Facts

1/3 cup equals 128 calories, 9 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 121 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the cereal and nuts. Spread into two ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pans. In a small bowl, combine the butter, Worcestershire sauce, chili powder, paprika, onion powder and pepper sauce; pour over cereal mixture and toss to coat.
  2. Bake at 300° for 20 minutes, stirring once. Stir in cranberries. Cool completely. Store in airtight containers. Yield: 7 cups.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Land O'Lakes light stick butter.
Originally published as Nutty Snack Mix in Light & Tasty December/January 2008, p61

Nutritional Facts

1/3 cup equals 128 calories, 9 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 121 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein.

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Reviewed Feb. 17, 2010

I doubt I will make this one again. Doesn't have much flavor beyond the flavor of the nuts.

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