Spicy Cinnamon-Sugar Snack Mix


This spicy snack mix gets bold flavor thanks to a fiery blend of Sriracha and cinnamon.

spicy cinnamon-sugar snack mix
Photo: Blaine Moats
Total Time:
25 mins
10 cups


  • ½ cup butter

  • 2 tablespoon orange juice

  • 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar

  • 2 teaspoon Sriracha sauce

  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 9 cup crispy corn and rice cereal (Crispix)

  • 1 cup mini pretzel twists

  • 1 cup sesame sticks

  • 1 cup whole almonds


  1. In a very large microwave-safe bowl, microwave butter on 100% power (high) for 45 seconds or until melted. Stir in the orange juice, brown sugar, Sriracha sauce, salt, and cinnamon. Add the cereal, pretzels, sesame sticks, and almonds; stir until evenly coated.

  2. Microwave, uncovered, on 100% power (high) for 5 to 6 minutes or until fragrant and lightly browned, stirring every 2 minutes.

  3. Spread on a large piece of foil to cool. Transfer to storage containers. Store at room temperature up to 2 weeks.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

158 Calories
9g Fat
17g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 20
Calories 158
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 12mg 4%
Sodium 255mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 3.3mg 17%
Calcium 28mg 2%
Iron 3.8mg 21%
Potassium 77mg 2%
Folate, total 124.5mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.8mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.3mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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