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Sweet 'n' Salty Party Mix Recipe

Sweet 'n' Salty Party Mix Recipe

These crunchy munchies are sure to rank high with your family and friends. The combination of sweet and salty flavors is just right. —Candice Lumley, Charles City, Iowa
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1-1/4 hours + cooling YIELD:48 servings


  • 1 package (12 ounces) Corn Chex
  • 1 package (10 ounces) Cheerios
  • 1 package (10 ounces) Honeycomb cereal
  • 1 package (10 ounces) pretzel sticks
  • 1-3/4 cups sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups canola oil
  • 1-1/4 cups butter, melted
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons garlic salt


  • 1. Preheat oven to 275°. In a very large bowl, combine cereals and pretzels. In another bowl, mix the remaining ingredients until sugar is dissolved. Pour over cereal mixture; toss to coat.
  • 2. Transfer to a large roasting pan. Bake, uncovered, 1-1/4 hours or until cereal is crisp, stirring every 15 minutes. Cool completely. Store in an airtight container. Yield: about 10 quarts.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 227 calories, 13g fat (4g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 560mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein

Reviews for Sweet 'n' Salty Party Mix

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Reviewed Sep. 13, 2015

"this is perfect as is, but also forgiving of a few tweaks- I make this often, and usually double the batch."

Reviewed Feb. 19, 2015

"I Just made this by cutting the recipe in half because it was way to much for my family. It turned out awful. It is way to sweet. I am very disappointed. Looks like I'll be feeding the birds."

Reviewed Dec. 8, 2014

"Love this different twist on an old classic."

Reviewed Dec. 18, 2013

"Tastes great and yes it is addicting!"

Reviewed Dec. 17, 2012

"I just didn't care for this. Too sweet I think for me. I took it on a summer vacation hoping everyone would love it, but I ended up being stuck with most of it when I got home."

Reviewed Nov. 20, 2012

"I have made this for weddings, receptions, Christmas gifts- it's a winner. Sometimes I add about 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper to ad a mild zip. Sometimes I add in craisens and crispy baked peas for crunch and Christmas colors. I have been asked for this recipe each time I serve it"

Reviewed Oct. 3, 2012

"Absolutely addicting!! One of our all-time favorites!!!"

Reviewed Nov. 4, 2010

"I made this, we loved it, would like to find this copy of country woman"

Reviewed Jan. 17, 2010

"This is such a beautiful treat for a party, it gets made often in our house. We tend to triple the recipe, as it has a habit of vanishing way too fast. It's a keeper, for sure."

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