Herbed Cashew Snack Mix

Next time you need to nibble, whip up a batch of this crunchy cereal treat!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

2
cups Corn Chex™ cereal
2
cups bite-size shredded wheat cereal
2
cups pretzel sticks
1
cup cashews
1/4
cup butter or margarine
1 1/2
teaspoons chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon leaves
1
teaspoon onion powder
1/4
teaspoon red pepper sauce
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F.
  • 2 In ungreased 13x9-inch pan, mix cereals, pretzel sticks and cashews. In 1-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Remove from heat; stir in tarragon, onion powder and pepper sauce. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated.
  • 3 Bake uncovered about 25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until hot. Serve warm or cool. Store in airtight container.

Expert Tips

Cover and refrigerate the cooled snack mix for up to a week. If you'd like, spread the snack mix in a pan and warm about 10 minutes in a 300°F oven.

Mixed nuts—in place of the cashews—adds even more variety to this medley of munchies!

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
210mg
210%;
Total Carbohydrate
20g
20%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.