Sweet and Salty Snack Mix
"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 TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
Makesabout 8-1/2 cups
- 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
- 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.
Editor's NoteThis recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 337 calories, 22g fat (7g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 235mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 7g protein.
Originally published as Sweet Snack Mix in Quick Cooking January/February 2003