Grab 'n' Go Snack Mix
about 2 cups snack mix
- 1 cup rolled oats, old-fashioned or quick-cooking
- 1/3 cup firmly packed C&H® Golden Brown Sugar
- 1/3 cup (2/3 stick) butter or margarine, melted
- 1/3 cup nuts (any kind), coarsely chopped
- 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, ground
In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients; mix well.
Cook in a 10-inch skillet over medium heat stirring constantly, 5 to 7 minutes or until golden brown. Using a spatula, spread onto ungreased baking sheet to cool.
Store in tightly covered container in refrigerator up to 2 weeks.
Peanut Crunch Mix: Prepare mix using 1/3 cup chopped peanuts for nuts; omit cinnamon. Cool completely and toss with mini-pretzels and popcorn.
Dried Fruit Mix: Prepare mix as directed; cool. Toss with chopped dried apricots, dried cherries and raisins.
Summer Fun Snack Mix: Prepare mix as directed; cool. Toss with candy-covered chocolates or chocolate chips and cheese-flavored crackers.
Hold the Nuts Mix: Prepare mix, omitting nuts; cool completely. Toss with toasted oats cereal and chow mein noodles.
Snack Mix may also be prepared in the oven. Spread oat mixture on ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350°F for 15 minutes or until golden brown, stirring every 5 minutes. Let cool.