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Cinnamon Trail Mix

A classic snack with a seasonal twist
Courtesy of McCormick

This cinnamon trail mix is a perfect snack for game day, movie night, a picnic, a hike or really, any time you're a little hungry.

This recipe is courtesy of McCormick.

Ready in
16 m
10 m
(prepare time)
6 m
(cook time)
Calories Per Serving


  • 3 Cups Corn Chex Cereal
  • 3 Cups Wheat Chex Cereal
  • 2 Cups whole almonds
  • 2 Cups mini pretzels
  • 1/2 Cup (1 stick) butter
  • 3 Tablespoons vanilla extract, preferably McCormick All Natural Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Tablespoon packed brown sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon cinnamon, preferably McCormick Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/8 Teaspoon nutmeg, preferably McCormick Ground Nutmeg
  • 1 Cup dried cranberries


Mix cereals, almonds and pretzels in large microwaveable bowl. Set aside.

Microwave butter in small microwavable bowl on HIGH 40 seconds or until melted. Stir in vanilla, brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg.

Pour over cereal mixture; toss to coat evenly.

Microwave, uncovered, on HIGH 5 to 6 minutes or until cereal is crisp, stirring every 2 minutes.

Stir in cranberries.

Spread trail mix on foil-lined baking sheet.

Let stand until cooled to room temperature.

Store in airtight container.