Harvest Honey Butter Snack Mix

Harvest Honey Butter Snack Mix
Yep, this is one of those treats that is definitely addictive – the perfect combination of sweet and salty, and once you throw in the “sticky” aspect, you’ve got yourself a brand new bad habit.  This is also a nice snack mix for the holidays – swap out the candy corn for chocolate pieces or peanut butter M & M’s – oh yea, that’s what we’re talkin’ about!

Honey Butter Harvest Snack Mix
1/2 cup Hildebrand Farms Dairy Cinnamon-Sugar Butter
1/2 cup Kansas Foods Wildflower Honey
5 cups of any combination of your favorite cereals (I like using a combination of Rice Chex and Cheerios)
2 cups mini pretzels
2 cups baked cheese crackers
2 cups pecans (can substitute walnuts or use 1 cup each)
1-2 cups candy corn

Preheat oven to 275 degrees F.  In a small sauce pan over medium low heat, melt cinnamon-sugar butter with honey; whisk to combine.  In a large mixing bowl, toss cereals, pretzels, crackers, and pecans and together. Pour honey butter mixture over dry ingredients and toss well; divide mixture between two rimmed baking sheets and spread out into a single layer. Bake for 30 minutes, tossing snack mix every 10 minutes, rotating pans half way through baking time. Remove from oven and immediately spread snack mix out over a large sheet of foil to cool; as snack mix cools, use your fingers to separate as needed, mixing candy corn at this point.  Store in air tight containers for up to 1 week.  Freezes well.

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Melissa Reed, Hildebrand Farms Dairy, Junction City, KS, along with Chef Alli and Chris Fisher, WIBW 13 News This Morning, Sept. 2014.


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Chef Alli

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Chef Alli is a home-grown Kansas girl on a mission to strengthen families through enabling kitchen confidence, educating the family cook, and encouraging better food relationships. She believes with her whole heart that time spent with our loved ones and our overall quality of life is greatly enhanced by nutritious food made at home with simple, wholesome ingredients. She loves being able to connect and share this passion with others through her website, her social media presence, and her coveted speaking engagements.

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