Christmas Nuts N' Bolts Snack

Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 1 hr

This snack is standard issue at our house during the holidays. As a matter of fact, I make 2 turkey roasters of this, it's great for taking along to all the holiday parties. Go ahead and make it now. Store in a covered tin in a cool place, and yes, you can freeze it. Just reheat in a warm oven.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • Sauce

  • 1 cup butter
  • 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons garlic salt
  • 2 teaspoons seasoning salt
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • Snacks

  • 1 (10 ounce) box Cheerios toasted oat cereal
  • 10 ounces shreddies cereal
  • 1 large pretzel stick
  • 8 ounces Bugles original flavor snacks
  • 5 cups original Ritz Bits miniature crackers
  • 4 cups salted nuts or 4 cups peanuts


  1. In a large glass bowl, melt the butter in the microwave.
  2. Stir in the worcestershire and all the spices, whisk until well blended.
  3. Pour the snack ingredients into a large turkey roaster, pour the sauce over top.
  4. Mix well, bake uncovered at 225 degrees for one hour, stirring every 10 minutes.
  5. Store in tins, makes a great hostess gift.
Most Helpful

5 5

This is delicious. My mom used to make it at Xmas, but I never did get the recipe so I was happy to discover this. I made it according to the instructions except omitted the bugles and increased the other ingredients to make up for it. I've been snacking on it every night. I figure it's reasonably nutritional because of all the fibre from the cereal. Thanks for posting.

5 5

This is a great party mix and like others said makes a ton which is great if you have a huge family like we do. The second time I made this I was trying to use up all of my leftover cereals and crackers and instead of using 4 cups of peanuts I used what I had left on hand which was sesame sticks and bagel chips to make the 4 cups, it was just as good. The sauce is just right with any combination of ingredients you want to use. This is definitely a keeper and a must try. Thanks for sharing Dee my friends and family are still raving about it

4 5

Not just for Christmas, we are enjoying this and will continue to enjoy it probably until Christmas. It makes a ton! I thought it's a bit too salty. I may use 1/2 salted and 1/2 unsalted butter and maybe 2 t. garlic powder and only 1 t. garlic salt. Very good though and was enjoyed by my party guests. My daughter enjoys building with it and then eating her creations. Fun, fun.

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