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Sweet & Spicy Snack Mix

This stuff is crazy addicting ya'll. It's extra crunchy, slightly spicy, salty, a little sweet, and SO easy to make. It's basically everything you want in an addictingly good snack mix.
Total Time 40 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 6 cups


  • 3 cups raw mixed nuts, equal parts cashews, pecans and almonds
  • 2 cups pretzel twists
  • 1 cup rye chips
  • 3 Tbsps salted butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup real maple syrup
  • 2 tsps fresh rosemary, chopped
  • 1 1/2 tsps chili powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 3/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • Flaky sea salt


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • On a parchment lined 1/2 sheet pan spread nuts in single layer. Toast 13-15 minutes. Remove from oven and toss with pretzels and rye chips. Pour over glaze and toss to combine. (Make sure everything is evenly coated.)
  • Return to oven and bake for another 15-16 minutes.
  • Let cool slightly then toss with flaky sea salt. Store in airtight containers. Lasts up to 1 week.


Keyword Quick & Easy, snack