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Crunchy Munchy Snack Mix

Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

Kick up the calcium with this make-your-own snack mix!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
10 Servings
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 c
whole grain square cereal
2 c
honey sweetened oat cereal
3 c
(about 2 1/2 ounces) pretzel sticks
1/2 c
sunflower seed kernels
1 Tbsp
butter
1 Tbsp
canola oil
1 Tbsp
water
1/4 c
granulated sugar
1/2 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/2 c
dried cranberries, raisins or dried cherries
1 pkg
(8 ounces) reduced fat cheddar and monterey jack cheese cubes

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 325 degrees F

Mix cereals, pretzel sticks and sunflower seed kernels in large bowl; set aside.
2Melt butter in small saucepan over medium heat; stir in oil, water and sugar. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in cinnamon and mix well. Pour over cereal mixture; stir until evenly coated.
3Spread into 9x13- inch?baking pan. Bake 20 minutes, stirring after 10 minutes (be careful not to overcook). Spread on waxed paper or aluminum foil; cool completely.
4Toss with dried cranberries; store in an airtight container until ready to serve.

Toss in cheese cubes just before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy