Holiday Spiced Snack Mix
Recipe from Betty Crocker

Sweet and savory flavors come together in a simple-to-make snack mix that feeds a crowd.



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Servings: 26
Serving size: 1/2  cup
Prep Time: 50 mins
Total Time: 1 hr 35 mins
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Ingredients
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    butter or margarine
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    1/2  cup 
    packed brown sugar
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    2   teaspoons 
    pumpkin pie spice
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    1   teaspoon 
    grated orange peel
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    1   teaspoon 
    vanilla
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    1/4  teaspoon 
    pepper
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    6   cups 
    Corn Chex® cereal
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    sourdough pretzel nuggets
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    unblanched or blanched whole almonds
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    sweetened dried cranberries (6 ounces)
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    white chocolate chunks (12 ounces)

Directions
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Heat oven to 300 degrees F. In 1-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat; remove from heat. Stir in brown sugar, pumpkin pie spice, orange peel, vanilla and pepper until well mixed.
2.
In 15x11-inch roasting pan, mix cereal, pretzels and almonds. Pour butter mixture over cereal; toss until evenly coated.
3.
Bake 45 to 60 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes, until golden brown. Cool completely, about 45 minutes. Stir in cranberries and chocolate chunks. Store in tightly covered container.
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High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): Heat oven to 325 degrees F.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 260, Fat, total (g) 14, chol. (mg) 10, sat. fat (g) 5, carb. (g) 29, fiber (g) 2, sugar (g) 19, pro. (g) 4, vit. A (IU) 292, sodium (mg) 180, calcium (mg) 81, iron (mg) 3, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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