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nana b's nuts and bolts (bits ‘n bites)

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Deb Wilson
New Glasgow, NS

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
serves Tons!
prep time 25 Min
cook time 2 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For nana b's nuts and bolts (bits ‘n bites)

  • 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!)