Honey-roasted peanuts, Rice Chex cereal and Multi Grain Cheerios cereal coated in a light honey glaze tossed with candy in a bowl.

Sweet and Salty Snack Mix

Honey-roasted peanuts, Rice Chex™ cereal and MultiGrain Cheerios cereal are even more delicious when coated in a light honey glaze and tossed with candy for a quick and satisfying snack.

  • Prep Time
    15 Minutes
  • Total Time
    15 Minutes
  • Servings


  • 4 cups MultiGrain Cheerios cereal
  • 4 cups Rice Chex™ cereal
  • 1 cup small pretzel twists
  • 1 cup roasted salted peanuts
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 cup mini candy-coated chocolate-covered candies


  1. Step 1In large microwavable bowl, mix cereals, pretzels and peanuts.
  2. Step 2In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter and honey uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until mixture comes to a full boil and butter is melted. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated. Microwave uncovered on High 2 to 4 minutes, stirring every minute, until mixture is well coated and looks glazed.
  3. Step 3Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool. Place in serving bowl; stir in candies. Store in airtight container.


  • Spray inside of measuring cup with cooking spray before measuring honey so the honey will slide right out after measuring.
  • This snack is perfect for lunch boxes when packaged in small resealable food-storage plastic bags.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 160, Calories from Fat: 70, Cholesterol: 5 mg, Insoluble Fiber: 1 g, Potassium: 105 mg, Sodium: 100 mg, Total Carbohydrate: 21 g, Dietary Fiber: 1 g, Total Fat: 7 g, Monounsaturated Fat: 2 1/2 g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g, Protein: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 3 g, Sugars: 12 g