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Sweet & Salty Cashew Chex Mix

Sweet & Salty Cashew Chex Mix ~ Easy Snack Mix Loaded with Cashews, Chex, M&Ms & Cashews and Smothered in Caramel!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time6 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16
Calories: 459kcal
Author: Julie Evink


  • 1 c. butter
  • 1 1/2 c. brown sugar
  • 1/2 c. light corn syrup
  • 1 14 oz box of Rice Chex cereal
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 8 oz can of cashews
  • 1 c. M&Ms


  • In a small saucepan bring butter, brown sugar and corn syrup to a boil. Remove from heat and stir in baking soda and vanilla.
  • In a brown paper bag combine cereal and cashews. Pour caramel mixture over cereal in bag. Fold top of bag over and shake. Place in microwave and microwave 2 minutes, remove and shake again. Repeat two more times.
  • Pour onto wax paper and sprinkle M&Ms on top of snack mix. Cool.


Calories: 459kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 208mg | Potassium: 155mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 37g | Vitamin A: 405IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 2mg