Nuts and Bolts with Bugles - Flashback Friday


It's that time of year again when many of us are making all kinds of treats and sweets. A few years ago I posted this recipe, and I think it's worth sharing again. 

  • 6 cups Shreddies
  • 6 cups Cheerios
  • 10 cups Rice or Corn Chex
  • 6 cups pretzels
  • 6 cups Bugles
  • 6 cups peanuts, optional
  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons garlic salt
  • 2 teaspoons Seasoning salt
  1. Measure all cereal, pretzels, bugles and peanuts into a large bow. Stir to combine.
  2. Melt butter and stir in remaining ingredients.
  3. Drizzle melted butter/seasoning mix over cereal mixture a little at a time stirring between to make sure the butter mixture is well distributed.
  4. Place mixture on large baking sheets or in large roaster and bake at 250º F for 1 1/2 hours, stirring every 20 minutes. 
  5. Allow to cool completely. Store in airtight container or in zip lock bags. 
** these keep well in the freezer if tightly sealed***

8 comments:

  1. Aw yes - it isn't Christmas without this!. I just bought all my ingredients yesterday and plan to make mine this weekend. I'm trying a new recipe this time that has some salty and some sweet ingredients.

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    1. Rosella, I'd love that sweet addition version. I'm sure you have some yummy things in your kitchen for the holidays.

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  2. This is very similar to my recipe, but I love the idea of adding Bugles and will do that this year. Thanks! I also add Craisins for a bit of sweetness, and also those small cheese crackers (Cheese Bits?) or Gold Fish.

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    1. Shreddies are a cereal most likely only sold in Canada. They are denser and 'heavier' tasting then Chex. If you can't find them substitute with equal amount of more Chex cereal.

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    2. I thought the same question! Based on Kathy's answer & the picture, maybe wheat Chex could be used?

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  4. That sounds like a great combination! Yummo!

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  5. Just made these last night! Turned out great! My co-worker wants the recipe too cuz she just tried them! (I only used 1 1/2 cups of mixed nuts instead of 6 cups of peanuts). I also used garlic powder instead of garlic salt and it was still salty enough. So yummy!! Rhoda

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