Oat Snack Mix Recipe
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Oat Snack Mix Recipe

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"Kids of all ages seem to enjoy the creative combination of ingredients in this not-so-sweet mix," says Patti Brandt of Reedsburg, Wisconsin. "My three children would rather munch on this snack than on candy."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups square oat cereal
  • 1-1/2 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup chocolate-covered raisins

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 625 calories, 32g fat (12g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 496mg sodium, 82g carbohydrate (45g sugars, 6g fiber), 12g protein.


  1. In a large saucepan, combine the first five ingredients. Cook until butter is melted and sugar is dissolved; stir until smooth.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the cereal, oats and nuts. Drizzle with butter mixture; toss to coat.
  3. Transfer to a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake, uncovered, at 275° for 45 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes. Cool for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in cranberries and chocolate-covered raisins. Store in an airtight container. Yield: about 6 cups.
Originally published as Oat Snack Mix in Taste of Home June/July 2000, p66

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Joyfrmf User ID: 7235338 42137
Reviewed Apr. 22, 2013

"Excellent snack!"

dearjeni User ID: 5702645 70048
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2013

"I have made this SO many times & always get asked for the recipe! I usually make a double or triple batch... I substitute yogurt covered raisins for the chocolate chips & use half square oat cereal & half Life cereal"

LaurenMann User ID: 6729326 70045
Reviewed Jun. 10, 2012

"It may taste good, but healthy...???"

sdeb User ID: 5934110 77139
Reviewed May. 2, 2011

"Yummy! I brought this to a party & everyone loved it! I would make it again for sure :)"

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