Holiday Spiced Snack Mix

Sweet and savory flavors come together in a simple-to-make snack mix that feeds a crowd.

  • Prep Time 50 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 35 min
  • Servings 26

Ingredients

1/2
cup butter or margarine
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
2
teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
1
teaspoon grated orange peel
1
teaspoon vanilla
1/4
teaspoon pepper
6
cups Corn Chex™ cereal
3
cups sourdough pretzel nuggets
2
cups unblanched or blanched whole almonds
1
package (6 oz) sweetened dried cranberries
1
bag (12 oz) white chocolate chunks
  • 1 Heat oven to 300°F. In 1-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat; remove from heat. Stir in brown sugar, pumpkin pie spice, orange peel, vanilla and pepper until well mixed.
  • 2 In 15x11-inch roasting pan, mix cereal, pretzels and almonds. Pour butter mixture over cereal; toss until evenly coated.
  • 3 Bake 45 to 60 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes, until golden brown. Cool completely, about 45 minutes. Stir in cranberries and chocolate chunks. Store in tightly covered container.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
180mg
180%;
Total Carbohydrate
29g
29%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
19g
19%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 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; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.