Cinnamon Crunch Snack Mix

This recipe took second place at our Sweet & Salty Snack Mix competition at the 2014 Iowa State Fair!


1 Cup butter
1-1/3 Cup dark brown sugar,packed
2 tsp Cinnamon, Ground
3/4 tsp Ginger, Ground
7 Cups Crispix Cereal
1-1/2 Cups Captain Crunch Cereal
3/4 Cup Kix Cereal
3/4 Cup Honey-Nut Cheerios
1 Cup cashews

Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium-low heat. Add brown sugar and spices to the melted butter and continue to heat, stirring until sugar and spices are dissolved.

Pour cereals and nuts in a mixing bowl. Pour butter-spice mixture over snack mix and toss to thoroughly coat. Spread snack mix in a single layer on two rimmed baking sheets. Bake at low heat until mixture is nicely toasted. Mix, cool, break into pieces & enjoy!