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Sweet & Salty Cinnamon Snack Mix

sweet & salty cinnamon snack mix Snack
Sweet & Salty Cinnamon Snack Mix
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 48

This flavorful snack mix is baked in cinnamon butter. It’s perfect for adding to lunch boxes or as an after school snack. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

8
cups oven toasted corn cereal squares
4
cups toasted whole grain oat cereal
2
cups cocktail peanuts*
2
cups pretzel sticks, broken in half
1
(6.5-ounce) tub LAND O LAKES® Cinnamon Sugar Butter Spread
1 1/2
cups firmly packed brown sugar
1/2
cup light corn syrup
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
2
cups candy-coated milk chocolate pieces
1
cup coarsely chopped dried fruit (such as apples, apricots, raisins), if desired

Directions

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 250°F. Spray large roaster pan with no-stick cooking spray. Place cereals, peanuts and pretzels into pan.
  • 2
    Combine Cinnamon Sugar Butter Spread, brown sugar and corn syrup in 3-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil (8 to 10 minutes). Boil 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in baking soda. Pour over cereal mixture in pan; stir to coat.
  • 3
    Bake, stirring every 15 minutes, for 45 to 55 minutes or until coating is golden brown and set.
  • 4
    Cool 10 minutes; stir in candy and fruit. Spread onto waxed paper; cool completely. Store in container with tight-fitting lid.

Expert Tips

  • *Substitute slivered almonds. This recipe can easily be cut in half for a smaller batch.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
12%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
120mg
5%
Potassium
100mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
25g
8%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
16g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • This flavorful snack mix is baked in cinnamon butter. It’s perfect for adding to lunch boxes or as an after school snack.
  • ©2012 Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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