Orange-Cranberry Snack Mix Recipe

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Orange-Cranberry Snack Mix Recipe

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Seasoned with cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg, this sweet mix is just perfect for fall.—Sarah Gerlach, Willmar, Minnesota
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 2 cups each square oat cereal, Corn Chex and miniature pretzels
  • 1/3 cup thawed orange juice concentrate
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2/3 cup dried cranberries

Directions

In a large bowl, combine cereals and pretzels. In a small bowl, combine the concentrate, butter, brown sugar and spices. Pour over cereal mixture; toss to coat. Spread evenly in a foil-lined 15x10x1-in. baking pan.
Bake at 250° for 50 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes. Stir in berries. Cool, stirring several times. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 6 cups.
Originally published as Orange-Cranberry Snack Mix in Light & Tasty October/November 2006, p51

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 163 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 273mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat, 1/2 fruit.

  • 2 cups each square oat cereal, Corn Chex and miniature pretzels
  • 1/3 cup thawed orange juice concentrate
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2/3 cup dried cranberries
  1. In a large bowl, combine cereals and pretzels. In a small bowl, combine the concentrate, butter, brown sugar and spices. Pour over cereal mixture; toss to coat. Spread evenly in a foil-lined 15x10x1-in. baking pan.
  2. Bake at 250° for 50 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes. Stir in berries. Cool, stirring several times. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 6 cups.
Originally published as Orange-Cranberry Snack Mix in Light & Tasty October/November 2006, p51

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