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Try this easy recipe to have on hand any time the kids need a quick snack. Let the grandchildren help select the cereals and make the mix.

Crunchy Snack Mix - Makes eight one-cup servings Ingredients
  • 4 cups ready-to-eat cereal (use one cup of four different cereals like Wheat Chex, Corn Chex, and Cheerios)
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup cheese crackers
  • 1 cup peanuts
  • 1 cup mini-pretzels
Directions
  1. Mix all ingredients together.
  2. Place one cup of cereal mix in small airtight bags or containers and serve when needed.