grand slam snack mix

Grand Slam Snack Mix

This sweet and salty snack mix is ideal for a healthy snack because of the added protein from the cheese cubes. You can make the snack mix ahead and stir in the cheese just before serving.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 10


  • 2 cups whole grain check square cereal such as Whole Grain Chex
  • 2 cups honey-sweetened oat cereal such as Honey Nut Cheerios
  • 2 12 ounces pretzel sticks about 3 cups
  • 12 cup sunflower seed kernels
  • 1 12 tablespoons butter
  • 14 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 14 cup sugar
  • 12 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 12 cup dried cranberries or dried cherries
  • 8 ounces Mozzarella and Cheddar cheese cubes


  1. Mix cereals, pretzel sticks and sunflower seed kernels in a large bowl; set aside.
  2. Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat; stir in honey, oil and sugar. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in cinnamon and mix well. Pour over cereal mixture in bow, stirring until evenly coated.
  3. Spread into a baking pan and bake at 325˚ for 20 minutes, stirring after 10 minutes (be careful not to overcook). Spread on waxed paper or aluminum foil; cool completely.
  4. Toss with dried cranberries; store in an airtight container until ready to serve. Toss in cheese cubes just before serving.

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