Sweet Crispix Mix

This sweetened mix of cheese crackers, cereal, nuts, and pretzels makes the perfect anytime snack recipe. Make a double batch and serve it on game day.

Sweet Crispix Mix
Yield: 18 cups Prep 10 mins Bake 300°F 15 mins Cook 5 mins


  • 1 box (12 ounces) Crispix cereal
  • 1/2 pound pecan halves
  • 1/2 can (11 ounces) deluxe mixed nuts
  • 1 cup small pretzel rings
  • 1 cup cheese crackers (such as cheez-it crackers)
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 2 cups light brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • pinch cream of tartar

Make It

1. Heat oven to 300 degrees F. Spray two baking sheets with nonstick cooking spray.

2. In a large bowl, mix together the cereal, pecans, mixed nuts, pretzels and cheese crackers. Set aside.

3. In a medium-size saucepan, melt the butter over medium-low heat. Stir in the corn syrup and brown sugar. Cook mixture for 5 minutes, stirring continuously. Take off heat and stir in the baking soda and cream of tartar.

4. Carefully pour hot mixture over cereal, stirring with a wooden spoon to coat all ingredients. Divide mixture evenly over both baking sheets. Bake at 300 degrees F for 15 minutes, stirring twice.

5. Let mixture cool on baking sheets and break apart. Store in plastic bags or sealed containers.