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Nuts and Bolts

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour


8 cups

Since I was a child, we've made buckets of this mix each Christmas for everyone. These days, though, I fix it for just about any occasion.—TaNauna Bunch, Grand Centre, Alberta
Nuts and Bolts Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 cups Cheerios
  • 2 cups bite-sized Shredded Wheat
  • 2 cups pretzel sticks
  • 1-1/2 cups salted peanuts
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 3 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika


  1. Preheat oven to 250°. In a large bowl, combine cereals, pretzels and nuts. In a small saucepan, melt butter; stir in seasonings. Pour over cereal mixture; toss to coat. Spread in an ungreased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Cool completely. Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 261 calories, 17g fat (5g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 528mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 4g fiber), 9g protein.

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