Tana's Fall Snack Mix

sheryl wilcox


My 17 year old Grandaughter needed a snack for school. I had been wanting to make some snackmix for fall. So I put this togather with what I had on hand, and parts of 2 different reciepes. The next day I recieve a call from the High School.With this Grandaughter, a call from school is never good. The lady on the line said " Your Grandaughter brought some snack mix to school and we love it, we want the reciepe!" It is good!

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10 Min


10 Min


4 c
2 c
dry roasted peanuts
1 c
1 1/2 c
candy corn
1/2 c
1/2 c
brown sugar
1/2 c
sour cream
1 tsp
cinnamon, ground
1/4 tsp
orange food coloring (opional) i used wiltons.

Directions Step-By-Step

In a large bowl mix the cheerios,peanuts,raisins and candy corn. Mix together.
In a heavy sauce pan, mix sugar, cinnamon,brown sugar and sour cream. Stir while bringing to a boil. Boil intill reachs hard ball stirring all the while. When at hard ball on candy thermometer,remove from heat.Pour over cheerios,Stir to mix well, and get all coated. Spread out on a large cookie sheet to cool. When cool break into small pieces. Store in air tight container.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Nuts, Other Snacks
Other Tag: Quick & Easy