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Favorite Snack Mix

For a great change of pace from the usual mix, try this recipe from Carol Allen, field editor at McLeansboro, Illinois. "It's almost impossible to stop eating this sweet and salty snack."
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 15 min./batch + cooling
  • Makes
    about 14 cups

Ingredients

  • 6 cups Crispix
  • 1 can (10 ounces) mixed nuts
  • 1 package (10 ounces) pretzel sticks
  • 3/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the cereal, nuts and pretzels. In a small saucepan over low heat, melt butter. Add brown sugar; cook and stir until dissolved. Pour over cereal mixture; stir to coat.
  • Place a third on a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake at 325° for 8 minutes; stir and bake for 6 minutes more. Spread on waxed paper to cool. Repeat with remaining mixture.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 377 calories, 21g fat (7g saturated fat), 26mg cholesterol, 640mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 3g fiber), 7g protein.

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