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Snack Loot

 Snack Loot
Looking for some “booty” to fill the kids’ take-home loot sacks? This crunchy mix boasts loads of sweet, cinnamon flavor and tiny animal and goldfish crackers. It’s sure to appeal to swashbucklers of all ages! John Slivon – Navarre Beach, FL
14 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 6 cups Apple Cinnamon Cheerios
  • 1-1/2 cups animal crackers
  • 1-1/2 cups miniature cheddar cheese fish-shaped crackers
  • 1-1/2 cups miniature pretzels
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Dash salt
  • 1/2 cup gummy candy shapes

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the Cheerios, animal crackers, fish-shaped
  • crackers and pretzels. In a small saucepan, combine the sugar,
  • honey, cinnamon and salt. Cook and stir over low heat until sugar is
  • dissolved. Pour over cereal mixture and toss to coat.
  • Transfer to two greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pans. Bake at
  • 275° for 20 minutes, stirring once. Cool completely. Stir in
  • candy shapes. Yield: About 2 quarts.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 220 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 218 mg sodium, 47 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.