Sweet and Salty Snack Mix Recipe
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Sweet and Salty Snack Mix Recipe

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"Friends of ours from Texas gave us this recipe that they call 'Texas Trash'," writes Maureen Di Napoli of Hopkinton, Masachusetts. "We think the white chocolate-coated mixture of crunchy cereal, pretzels and nuts is the best 'trash' we've ever had!"
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:11 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 11 servings


  • 3 cups Honey Grahams cereal
  • 1 cup miniature pretzels
  • 1 cup salted peanuts
  • 1 cup pecan halves
  • 1 package (10 to 12 ounces) vanilla or white chips

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 337 calories, 22g fat (7g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 235mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 7g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the cereal, pretzels and nuts; set aside. In a microwave-safe bowl, heat the chips at 70% power for 45 seconds; stir. Microwave 20-35 seconds longer or until chips are melted; stir until smooth. Immediately pour over the cereal mixture and toss to coat evenly. Spread on waxed paper-lined baking sheets to cool; break into pieces. Yield: about 8-1/2 cups.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Sweet Snack Mix in Quick Cooking January/February 2003 , p47

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tapanga79 User ID: 1186106 53358
Reviewed Dec. 9, 2009

"I love this mix!!! I didn't have honey grahams so I used popcorn instead. I also threw in some peanut butter chips and chocolate chips. So Yummy!!!"

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