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
  • ingredients 11
  • 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.
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