Sweet & Zesty Snack recipe


  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 cup Karo syrup
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons Louisiana hot pepper sauce
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 bags Quaker traditional snack mix
  • 1 cup dry roasted peanuts
  • 1 1/2 cups pecans

Cooking Instructions

Melt butter in a medium saucepan over low heat and stir in the next five ingredients. Cook until this begins to bubble stirring to combine. Remove from heat. In a large bowl, mix the snack mix with the nuts and pour sauce over stirring to coat evenly. Spray a deep roasting pan with cooking spray and pour in the snack mix. Cook in a 250 degree oven for 1 hour stirring every 15 minutes. Pour this out onto wax paper, coated with cooking spray, and let cool. Break apart and store in an airtight container.

07 Mar 2011     1457 views     NON-Vegetarian       Snacks > Kids Snacks

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