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sweet chex mix

Sweet and Salty Snack Mix

This Sweet and Salty Snack Mix recipe is easy to make & ready in just 15 minutes, making it just the right thing for satisfying that salty-sweet craving. It is perfect for any occasion - parties, game day & more.
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword snack mix
Prep Time 7 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Servings 20


  • 3-4 cups Rice Chex Cereal
  • 3-4 cups Corn Chex Cereal
  • 3-4 cups Golden Grahams cereal
  • 2 cups sweetened shredded coconut
  • cups mixed nuts - salted
  • 1 cup slivered almonds
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • ¾ cup butter - salted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • Combine the rice cereal, corn cereal, golden graham cereal, mixed nuts, almonds, and coconut in a large bowl. Toss to combine. Set aside.
  • In a medium saucepan, combine the sugar, corn syrup, and butter. Heat over medium and bring to a boil, stirring occasionally.
  • Boil for 2 minutes - stirring frequently.
  • Remove from heat, stir in vanilla and then pour over the cereal mixture.
  • Toss with a large spoon to thoroughly coat before serving.


  • If you want the mixture less sticky - use 4 cups each of the cereal.
  • You can use unsalted butter if desired.
  • You can use salted or unsalted nuts.