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Sugar-Spice Snack Mix

Low Calorie Recipe

Sugar-Spice Snack Mix combines oat squares and pretzels with a mixture of melted butter, brown sugar and cinnamon.

Sugar-Spice Snack Mix


3 cups lightly sweetened toasted oat squares cereal
3 cups miniature salt free pretzels
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1 tablespoon firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup miniature marshmallows or dried fruit bits

Recipe Directions

Preheat oven to 325-degrees.

In a large plastic bag with a tight-fitting seal, combine oat squares and pretzels. In a small bowl, stir together melted margarine, brown sugar and cinnamon. Pour over cereal mixture. Seal bag and gently shake mixture until well coated. Transfer to a baking sheet. Bake, uncovered, for 25 minutes, stirring once or twice. Spread mixture onto paper towels to cool. Add marshmallows or fruit and stir to mix. Store at room temperature in an airtight container for up to two weeks.

Microwave Method

Prepare recipe as directed above except place cereal mixture in a microwave-safe bowl or casserole dish. Microwave on 100 percent power (high) for three minutes, stirring every minute.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes about 14 servings
Serving size: 1/2 cup
Calories: 107; Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 89mg