Sweet and Salty Snack Mix with Cheerios

This yummy snack mix has a touch of sweet and a touch of salt combining for the perfect treat for at home or on the go.

4 C Cheerios
2 C mini pretzel twists
1 C raisins
1 C peanuts
1/2 C butter
1 C brown sugar
1/4 C corn syrup
1/2 tsp baking soda

Heat oven to 250 degrees. Mix together Cheerios, pretzels, raisins and peanuts in a large bowl. In a large pot or saucepan, mix butter, brown sugar and corn syrup. Melt over medium heat and then bring to a boil for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat and stir in the baking soda. Add Cheerios mixture to pan and stir to coat. Spread mix on a jelly roll pan or cookie sheet for 15 minutes. Let cool and then break apart. Store in a zip-top baggie or sealed container.



  1. ellen beck says:

    I am a huge fan of cereal based snacks. They are good, easy to make and kid friendly. This looks great!

  2. ellen beck says:

    I commented just not showing 🙂 I always double check if it ‘took’. Anyway I bookmarked this one to add to my collection!

  3. Shannon says:

    This sounds great. Thank you for sharing.

  4. ellen beck says:

    This sounds terrific one oof my favorite snaxks is Checx mic. I like how this would be sweet and salty


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