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Cinnamon Sugar Sweet and Salty Chex Mix

Sweet and salty spiced Chex mix that's perfect for a crowd
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 24 servings
Calories 187kcal
Author I Heart Eating


  • 3 cups Corn Chex
  • 2 cups Cheerios
  • 1 cup Wheat Chex
  • 2 cups Mini or Round Saltine Crackers
  • 2 cups unsalted whole cashews1
  • 2 cups pretzel sticks
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2-3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 275 F. Line a half sheet pan with silicone baking mat. If you don't have a half sheet pan, line two smaller pans.
  • Combine Chex cereals, Cheerios, pretzels, crackers, and nuts in a large bowl.
  • In a microwave safe bowl, melt butter.
  • Stir honey, vanilla, and salt into melted butter.
  • Pour honey butter mixture over snack mix, and toss to evenly coat.
  • Transfer snack mix to prepared baking sheet(s).
  • Spread snack mix out in an even layer.
  • Bake for 15 minutes. Stir.
  • Bake for another 15 minutes. Stir.
  • Bake for another 10 minutes. Stir.
  • Mix sugar and cinnamon together.
  • Sprinkle over snack mix, tossing to coat.
  • Bake for 10 more minutes.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool before serving.
  • Store in an airtight container.


  1. Can substitute a different whole nut or extra cereal.
  2. Nutrition values are estimates. 


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 187kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 232mg | Potassium: 114mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 330IU | Vitamin C: 1.9mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 3.8mg