Sweet & Spicy Snack Mix

This low-calorie snack mix is filled with all kinds of goodies--cereal, popcorn, pretzels, and dried cranberries. Cinnamon-sugar makes it sweet; chipotle pepper sauce makes it spicy.

Sweet & Spicy Snack Mix
Yield: 10 cups Prep 5 mins Bake 350°F 20 mins


  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 3 cups multigran cereal squares (such as Chex)
  • 2 cups toasted multigrain round oat cereal such as Cherrios)
  • 1 cup pretzels
  • 1 bag single-serving plain microwave popcorn, popped according to the package directions (6 cups total)
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoons Chipotle-flavored hot pepper sauce (such as Tabasco)

Make It

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. In a small bowl, stir sugar and cinnamon.

2. In a large bowl, stir cereals, pretzels, popcorn and cranberries. Drizzle with vegetable oil and hot pepper sauce, then sprinkle with sugar mixture. Stir to coat.

3. Spread mixture onto a rimmed baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees F for 20 minutes, stirring twice. Allow to cool.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 95, Fat, total (g): 3, chol. (mg): 17, sat. fat (g): , carb. (g): 16, fiber (g): 1, pro. (g): 1, sodium (mg): 178, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.