Nana B's Nuts and Bolts (Bits ‘n Bites)

Deb Wilson


My Nanny used to make these for me every summer when I visited her. I could go through a whole recipe in the week! Best Bits 'n Bites EVER!


★★★★★ 1 vote

25 Min
2 Hr


  • 10 oz
    shreddies cereal
  • 10 oz
    cheerios cereal
  • 10 oz
    pretzel sticks (the thinner ones work best)
  • 1 c
    salted peanuts
  • 1 1/2 c
    butter or margarine
  • 1/4 c
    worcestershire sauce (lea & perrins brand is best)
  • 1 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 tsp
    celery salt

How to Make Nana B's Nuts and Bolts (Bits ‘n Bites)


  1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Pour all dry ingredients into large turkey roaster and mix . In a small saucepan, melt butter and add Worchestershire sauce and spices, stirring well until spices are dissolved. Pour evenly over dry ingredients in a large turkey roaster, stir for at least five minutes, being sure to scoop sauce from bottom of pan into the dry ingredients so they are all well coated.
  2. Cover and bake for one hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Uncover and bake an additional hour, stirring at the half-hour mark. Cool and pack in airtight containers. (these do take a bit of time but are SO worth it!)

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About Nana B's Nuts and Bolts (Bits ‘n Bites)

Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Canadian
Hashtag: #snacks

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