Sweet and Spicy Snack Mix

Annalise, Completely Delicious

This snack mix filled with rice cereal, pretzels, and nuts is a little bit sweet and a little bit spicy. It’s completely addicting and perfect for munching!
10 min Prep Time
1 hr 30 min Cook Time
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings: 8 cups

Servings: 8 cups


  • 5 cups corn or rice cereal, or a mixture
  • 2 cups mini pretzels
  • 2 cups bagel chips
  • 1 cup unsalted peanuts
  • 1 cup unsalted almonds
  • 1 cup unsalted cashews
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup worcestershire sauce
  • 1/3 cup honey or maple syrup
  • 2-4 tablespoons hot sauce, per your taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt


Step 1

Preheat oven to 250°F.

Step 2

Combine the cereal, pretzels, bagel chips, peanuts, almonds and cashews on a large sheet pan.

Step 3

In a small saucepan set over medium heat, add butter, worcestershire sauce, honey or maple syrup, hot sauce, garlic powder, onion powder, and salt.

Step 4

Heat until butter is melted and mixture is smooth.

Step 5

Pour over the cereal mixture and stir to make sure everything is coated evenly.

Step 6

Bake in the oven for about an hour and a half until snack mix is golden and crisp, stirring every 20 minutes or so. Let cool completely. Store in an airtight container for up to several weeks.