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    Sweet and Salty Snack Mix

    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    1 hrs 10 mins

    40 mins

    30 mins

    Lvs2Cook's Note:

    This is so yummy, easy to do, and looks great bagged up in individual size bags.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cups

    Units: US | Metric

    • 5 cups Crispix cereal
    • 2 cups bite-size pretzel sticks
    • 1 cup honey roasted peanuts
    • 1 (6 ounce) can roasted salted almonds
    • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
    • 1/4 cup butter
    • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
    • 3 cups Bugles original flavor snacks

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Combine Crispix, pretzels, peanuts and almonds in a large bowl and set aside.
    2. 2
      Cook brown sugar, butter, and corn syrup in a small saucepan over low heat, stirring until butter is melted and sugar is dissolved.
    3. 3
      Pour butter mixture over cereal mixture, stirring to coat well. Spread evenly onto a lightly greased aluminum foil lined jelly roll pan (15x10 inches).
    4. 4
      Bake at 325ºF for 20 to 25 minutes, stirring twice. Spread immediately onto parchment paper or wax paper. Let stand to cool completely, separating mixture into individual pieces as it cools. Transfer to a large bowl and stir in Bugles. Store in an airtight container.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 19, 2011

      25

      I just made this for holiday goodie bags for work. My first batch burned, so that was a bust. I followed the directions exactly. I only cooked it for 10 minutes before I smelled something burning. I didn't really get a salty sweet flavor. Just more sweet. I guess if you were to eat handfuls of this snack at a time you might get the salty/sweet combo. I added some sea salt to the mixture while cooling and seasoned salt after it was all mixed with the bugles. This recipe was just...eh...to me. I'm making a second batch and reduced the heat. I'm hoping I have a better luck, but based on the first batch, I don't think I'll be doing this mix again.

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    • on April 06, 2010

      55

      Made this for a get together at my home. Lots of people asked for the recipe. We really enjoyed it.

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    • on July 30, 2009

      55

      I made this for a travel snack, but my husband ate half of it before we could get out the door. My advice? Make two batches! I don't know if they sell Bugles anymore; I couldn't find them, but substituted with a cup of Cheerios!

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    Nutritional Facts for Sweet and Salty Snack Mix

    Serving Size: 1 (784 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 292.3
     
    Calories from Fat 159
    54%
    Total Fat 17.6 g
    27%
    Saturated Fat 4.0 g
    20%
    Cholesterol 10.1 mg
    3%
    Sodium 221.1 mg
    9%
    Total Carbohydrate 30.0 g
    10%
    Dietary Fiber 2.8 g
    11%
    Sugars 13.5 g
    54%
    Protein 7.2 g
    14%

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    Bugles original flavor snacks

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