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Cherry-Almond Snack Mix

Starting with store-bought cereal, this lightly spiced, low-calorie snack mix is simple to make.

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  • Makes: 20 servings
  • Serving Size: 1/4 cup each
  • Yields: 5 cups
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cool: 20 mins
  • Bake: 20 mins 300°F

Cherry-Almond Snack Mix



  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. In a 15x10x1-inch baking pan combine cereal and almonds. In a small bowl stir together melted butter, apple pie spice, and salt. Drizzle butter mixture over cereal mixture; toss to coat.
  2. Bake about 20 minutes or until almonds are toasted, stirring once. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 20 minutes. Stir in dried cherries. Cool completely.

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To Make Ahead:

Place cooled snack mix in an airtight container; cover. Store at room temperature for up to 1 week.

Nutrition Facts (Cherry-Almond Snack Mix)

    Per serving:
  • 82 kcal cal.,
  • 3 g fat
  • (1 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 1 g monounsatured fat),
  • 3 mg chol.,
  • 83 mg sodium,
  • 13 g carb.,
  • 1 g fiber,
  • 6 g sugar,
  • 2 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet



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