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Candy Corn Snack Mix

Fall just isn't fall without a little bit of candy corn! This easy Candy Corn Snack Mix is ready in minutes. The cinnamon and nutmeg add a little extra something to the crunchy and sweet flavors in this snack mix.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 3 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 10

Equipment

  • Microwave

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups Quaker oatmeal brown sugar cereal
  • 1 cup thin pretzel sticks broken
  • 1 cup honey-roasted peanuts
  • 2 cups candy corn
  • 5 Tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

Instructions
 

  • In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine the cereal, pretzels, and peanuts.
  • In a small microwave-safe bowl, melt the butter.
  • Mix the cinnamon and nutmeg into the melted butter.
  • Pour the butter mixture over the cereal mixture. Toss gently with a silicone spatula to coat all the cereal mixture with butter.
  • Microwave the snack mix on high for 1 minute. Remove the bowl from the microwave and gently toss the snack mix.
  • Repeat 2 more times. (Microwave for a total of 3 minutes.)
  • Spread the snack mix out on paper towels to cool.
  • When the snack mix is cool, put it back in a bowl and add the candy corn. Gently toss to mix.
  • Store in an air-tight container.
Keyword candy corn, snack mix
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