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Cyd's Christmas Snack

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"This recipe comes from my mom's homemade nuts-and-bolts recipe. Not being a huge fan of the mixed ingredients, I chose my favorite one and then spiced it up. Careful, it's addictive! Store in a large paper towel-lined container."
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1 h 6 m servings 214
Original recipe yields 10 servings (10 cups)


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  1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C).
  2. Pour cereal into a large roasting pan.
  3. Melt butter in a microwave-safe bowl, about 90 seconds. Mix in Worcestershire sauce, hot pepper sauce, Cajun seasoning, onion powder, seasoned salt, and garlic powder. Pour mixture over cereal, coating evenly.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven, tossing every 15 minutes, until crispy, about 1 hour. Let cool.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • Life® cereal or Chex® can be substituted for the Crispix®.
  • Original recipe contains 3 cups Crispix®, 3 cups Cheerios®, 1 cup pretzel sticks, 1 cup cheese stick crackers, and 1 cup peanuts.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 214 calories; 9.6 30.5 2.7 24 570 Full nutrition

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I loved the flavor in this. I made exactly as written but I do feel the butter needed doubled to coat the entire 12 ounces of cereal. The flavor was spot on though. I ended up needing an additio...