Maple Spicy-Sweet Snack Mix

Maple Spicy-Sweet Snack Mix

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  • Prep Time20 mins

  • Total Time2 hours
    15 mins

  • Servings12


  • 1/2 cup Maple Syrup
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 3/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Kosher salt
  • 3 cups cereal, such as Shreddies, Crispix or Chex
  • 2 cups mini pretzels
  • 2 cups Goldfish
  • 1 cup roasted unsalted peanuts
  • 1 cup unshelled pumpkin seeds (pepitas)


  • Preheat oven to 275 degrees. Combine Maple Syrup, butter, vinegar, thyme, cayenne, and 1 teaspoon salt in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring, until butter has melted and mixture is combined. Remove from heat. Stir together remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Drizzle Maple Syrup mixture over cereal mixture, stirring to evenly coat. Spread on a rimmed baking sheet.
  • Bake, stirring a few times, until crisp and golden, about 1 hour. Let cool completely before serving. Mix can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature up to 1 week.