Sweet 'n' Crunchy Mix Recipe
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Sweet 'n' Crunchy Mix Recipe

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My kids like snacks with a lot of crunch. So I combined a few of their favorite ingredients for this recipe, and it was an instant success. In fact, I've become famous in our neighborhood for this simply delicious mix. -Amy Briggs, Zimmerman, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 10 servings


  • 2-1/2 cups Rice Chex
  • 2-1/2 cups Honey-Nut Cheerios
  • 1 package (10 ounces) honey bear-shaped crackers
  • 2 cups miniature pretzels
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 312 calories, 13g fat (6g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 517mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein


  1. In a large bowl, combine the cereals, graham crackers and pretzels. In a small bowl, combine the butter, brown sugar and cinnamon; pour over cereal mixture and toss to coat. Spread into two ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pans.
  2. Bake at 275° for 10 minutes. Stir; bake 10 minutes longer. Store in an airtight container. Yield: about 1-1/2 quarts.
Originally published as Sweet 'n' Crunchy Mix in Quick Cooking September/October 2005, p35

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Reviewed May. 28, 2013

"My kids & husband loved it. Sweet and cinnamony. I doubled the recipe as it was very addicting!!"

Reviewed Oct. 19, 2010

"I added chocolate cheerios to this mix. I also doubled the butter and brown sugar. I left out the cinnamon because of the chocolate cheerios. My family loves it."

Reviewed Apr. 29, 2010

"My kids and husband love this recipe! The boys took it to the fair last year and got a blue!"

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