Holiday Spiced Snack Mix

Holiday Spiced Snack Mix

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

Prep Time

50

Minutes

Total Time

1:35

Hr:Mins

Makes

26

servings

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.
Makes 26 servings (1/2 cup each)

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 260
    • (Calories from Fat 120),
  • Total Fat 14g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 180mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 29g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 19g),
  • Protein 4g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.