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Spicy Cereal Mix

Spicy Cereal Mix

This is a whole grain snack that kicks back. With red pepper and hot sauce seasoning, enjoy the flavor and crunch of potato chips without the unhealthy oils and fat.
Course: Snack
Keyword: whole grain
Servings: 16 servings


  • Baking Sheet


  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp hot sauce
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 cups rice cereal squares
  • 1 cup corn flake cereal
  • 2/3 cup whole-grain pita chips broken into pieces
  • 1/2 cup unsalted pumpkin seeds pepitas


  • Wash hands with warm, soapy water for 20 seconds.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F
  • Whisk olive oil, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, garlic powder, cumin, onion powder, cayenne, and salt in a bowl.
  • Combine the cereals, pita chips, and pepitas in a bowl.
  • Toss cereals with the spice mixture and spread evenly on a baking sheet.
  • Bake, stirring occasionally, until golden, 20 to 40 minutes.



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