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Oat Snack Mix

Rated as 4.69 out of 5 Stars

"'Kids of all ages seem to enjoy the creative combination of ingredients in this not-so-sweet mix,' says Patti Brandt of Reedsburg, Wisconsin. 'My three children would rather munch on this snack than on candy.'"
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Ingredients

55 m servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. In a saucepan or microwave-safe bowl, combine the first five ingredients; heat until the butter is melted. Stir until the sugar is dissolved.
  2. In a large bowl, combine cereal, oats and nuts. Drizzle with butter mixture and mix well. Place in a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake, uncovered, at 275 degrees F for 45 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes. Cool for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in cranberries and chocolate-covered raisins. Store in an airtight container.

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Another rave review!!! We made this to take in for my daughter's preschool snack. I omitted the walnuts because I wasn't sure if there were any nut allergies and I used yogurt covered raisins ...

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Wow - what a huge disappointment after reading such glowing reviews! Since it is a snack mix I assumed that the oats would clump together but instead they were just coated little crumbs. I mad...

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Another rave review!!! We made this to take in for my daughter's preschool snack. I omitted the walnuts because I wasn't sure if there were any nut allergies and I used yogurt covered raisins ...

So delicious & addicting! Hard to stop eating it once you start. I needed a snack mix recipe for a family reunion that had no nuts in it. I found this & omitted the walnuts & it was a smash hit!...

This turned out VERY good. The entire family enjoyed it. The only thing I did different was to use a cinnamon flavored square oat cereal. I do also recommend letting it cool entirely before ad...

Maybe this isn't appropriate, but we have changed the name of this snack mix to "meth" (once you start it's impossible to stop). I am anxious to try variations of this recipe.

This stuff is addicting! I did not have chocolate-covered raisins, so I used regular golden raisins. I also used organic dried cranberries (which taste much better than Craisins but are expens...

My daughter made this for a 4-H project. We had to put the proper amount back before we ate it all. SOOOO good. I wouldn't call it not-so-sweet. It's pretty sweet to us but still oh so good.

Awesome, easy and very addicting! Everyone at our party would walk by and grab another handful!

I think the original recipe would be great as is, but I didn't have those ingredients. So I used a little over 1/3 cup butter, 1/2 cup regular sugar, a couple dashes salt, 1 cup Life Cereal, 1/2...

Very good. Made this over the holidays and left out the nuts due to nut allergies in the family.