Little Bites Snack Mix

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16 to 16 servings

You control the sodium with this mix. Be sure to use garlic and onion powder, not garlic or onion salt, which contain you-know-what. Soy nuts make this snack schoolyard- and daycare-friendly where no-nut policies are in place.


  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 cups wheat square cereal , (a.k.a. Shreddies)
  • 2 cups toasted oat cereal , (a.k.a. Cheerios)
  • 2 cups low-sodium pretzels , (such as Snyder's of Hanover)
  • 1 cup Goldfish , (Pepperidge Farm)
  • 1 cup unsalted peanuts , or unsalted soy nuts


  • Preheat the oven to 250°F (120°C).
  • In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, Worcestershire sauce, garlic and onion powder, paprika and salt.
  • In a large roasting pan, combine wheat square cereal, toasted oat cereal, pretzels, Goldfish and peanuts or soy nuts. Drizzle with oil mixture and mix well. Bake for 1 hour, turning contents every 15 minutes to prevent heavy browning.