Kerri's Concoction Sweet Snack Mix


People ask me when I am going to make more of this sweet snack mix that is so simple. Kids love it. White chocolate, (any plain) cereals, nuts, pretzels, dried cranberries, and spices. You can use whatever dried fruit or plain cereals you prefer.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 55 mins
16 cups


  • ½ cup butter

  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar

  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger

  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 4 cups toasted oat cereal (such as Cheerios®)

  • 4 cups shredded wheat cereal biscuits

  • 4 cups crispy rice cereal squares (such as Rice Chex®)

  • 2 cups mini pretzels

  • 2 cups mixed nuts

  • 1 (6 ounce) package dried cranberries

  • 1 (12 ounce) package white chocolate morsels


  1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C).

  2. Melt butter in large roasting pan over medium heat. Stir brown sugar, cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg into the melted butter. Add toasted oat cereal, shredded wheat biscuits, rice cereal squares, pretzels, and nuts; stir to coat with the butter mixture.

  3. Bake in preheated oven, stirring every 15 minutes, for 1 hour. Set aside to cool; transfer to a large bowl.

  4. Fold white chocolate morsels and dried cranberries through the cereal mixture; spread onto a large sheet of waxed paper to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

229 Calories
12g Fat
30g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 32
Calories 229
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 5g 24%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 234mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 1mg 5%
Calcium 60mg 5%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 121mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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