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Sweet and Spicy Snack Mix

Sweet and Spicy Snack Mix

This mix cures your sweet and salty craving in one bite. We tested with a 10-ounce package of low-fat microwave popcorn and used about half the bag in this recipe.

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2008

  • Yield: 11 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
  • Cook time:17 Minutes
  • Prep time:7 Minutes


  • 5 cups popped low-fat microwave popcorn
  • 2 cups multigrain cereal squares (such as Cascadian Farms)
  • 2 cups multigrain toasted oat cereal (such as Cheerios)
  • 1 cup butter-flavored pretzels (such as Snyder's of Hanover Butter Snaps)
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • Dash of ground red pepper (optional)


Preheat oven to 350°.

Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl. Combine melted butter, honey, chili powder, and, if desired, ground red pepper, stirring well. Pour butter mixture over popcorn mixture, and stir to combine.

Spread mixture on a baking sheet lined with foil. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes. Cool and store in an airtight container.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 120
  • Fat: 2.7g
  • Saturated fat: 1.4g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Carbohydrate: 24.1g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg
  • Iron: 4.8mg
  • Sodium: 200mg
  • Calories from fat: 20%
  • Fiber: 1.7g
  • Calcium: 22mg

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