Sweet & Spicy Snack Mix
Recipe from Family Circle

This low-calorie snack mix is filled with all kinds of goodies--cereal, popcorn, pretzels, and dried cranberries. Cinnamon-sugar makes it sweet; chipotle pepper sauce makes it spicy.


Sweet & Spicy Snack Mix

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Yield: 10 cups
Prep Time: 5 mins
Related Categories: Appetizers
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Ingredients
  • 3   tablespoons 
    sugar
  • 2   teaspoons 
    cinnamon
  • 3   cups 
    multigran cereal squares (such as Chex)
  • 2   cups 
    toasted multigrain round oat cereal such as Cherrios)
  • 1   cup 
    pretzels
  • 1   bag 
    single-serving plain microwave popcorn, popped according to the package directions (6 cups total)
  • 1/2  cup 
    dried cranberries
  • 1/4  cup 
    vegetable oil
  • 3   tablespoons 
    Chipotle-flavored hot pepper sauce (such as Tabasco)
Directions
1.
Heat oven to 350 degrees F. In a small bowl, stir sugar and cinnamon.
2.
In a large bowl, stir cereals, pretzels, popcorn and cranberries. Drizzle with vegetable oil and hot pepper sauce, then sprinkle with sugar mixture. Stir to coat.
3.
Spread mixture onto a rimmed baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees F for 20 minutes, stirring twice. Allow to cool.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 95, Fat, total (g) 3, chol. (mg) 17, carb. (g) 16, fiber (g) 1, pro. (g) 1, sodium (mg) 178, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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