Favorite Snack Mix

Recipe by Margo59

A nice change from salty snacks. This is a sweet and salty mix and is highly addictive. Hope you enjoy.

Top Review by airforce354supply

Been making this for years and no matter where I take it I get asked for the recipe. It makes a great gift. I use only Cashews for the nuts because my family does not care for all the nuts in mixed nuts. So any type of nuts work. I use extra Crispix or pretzels and it always turns out. Easy recipe for the new cook.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 6 cups Crispix cereal
  • 1 (10 ounce) can mixed nuts
  • 1 (10 ounce) bag pretzel sticks
  • 34 cup melted butter or 34 cup margarine
  • 34 cup packed brown sugar


  1. In a large bowl, combine the cereal, nuts and pretzels.
  2. In a small saucepan over low heat, melt butter.
  3. Add brown sugar and stir until dissolved.
  4. Pour over cereal mixture; stir to coat.
  5. Place 1/3 of mix on greased 15 x 10 baking pan.
  6. Bake at 325 degrees for 8 minutes; stir and bake 6 minutes longer.
  7. Spread on waxed paper to cool.
  8. Repeat with remaining mix.

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