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Peanut and Dried Fruit Snack Mix

Perfect for a movie with the kids, this addictive snack mix is made with dried currants, peanuts and cereal. We doubt you'll have any leftovers.

Sunset JUNE 2010

  • Yield: Serves 10 (makes 5 cups)
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes


  • 1 quart corn puff cereal such as Kix
  • 1/2 cup dried currants
  • 1/2 cup salted Spanish peanuts
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon


1. Combine cereal, currants, and peanuts in a large bowl.

2. Stir together oil, salt, and cinnamon in a small frying pan. Warm over medium-high heat until fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes. Scrape from pan over cereal and mix to coat.

Make ahead: Store airtight up to 2 days.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per 1/2 cup.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 123
  • Calories from fat: 49%
  • Protein: 3g
  • Fat: 6.7g
  • Saturated fat: 0.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 15g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sodium: 212mg
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg

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Peanut and Dried Fruit Snack Mix Recipe