Sign In / Sign Up
Nuts and Bolts

Spice Islands®

Nuts and Bolts


  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour

16 servings, about 1 gallon


4 cups ready-to-eat bite-size oat cereal squares

4 cups ready-to-eat bite-size rice cereal squares

4 cups ready-to-eat bite-size wheat cereal squares

2 cups pretzel sticks

1 can (12 ounces) peanuts, salted

1 cup butter OR margarine

1 teaspoon Spice Islands® Beau Monde Seasoning

1/2 teaspoon Spice Islands® Old Hickory Smoked Salt

1/2 teaspoon Spice Islands® Marjoram

1/2 teaspoon Spice Islands® Summer Savory

1/4 teaspoon Spice Islands® Garlic Powder

1/4 teaspoon Spice Islands® Onion Powder

1/8 tablespoons Spice Islands® Cayenne Pepper


Preheat oven 250º F.

Mix cereals, pretzels and nuts in a large bowl. Melt butter in small sauce pan over low heat; stir in seasonings. Divide cereal between three, 13 x 9-inch baking pans. Divide melted butter equally between the three pans; mix cereal carefully until well coated.

Bake for 45 minutes; turning carefully several times with spatula so that seasonings are distributed. Store in air-tight container. Makes approximately four quarts.

Additional Content

Enhance Your Holiday Meal
Enhance Your Holiday Meal
Give your usual holiday menu a tasty makeover with premium Spice Islands® spices and seasonings. From the main course to dessert, adding premium spices makes all the difference.
Cook Once, Feast All Season Long
Cook Once, Feast All Season Long
A smart cook knows holiday leftovers are lifesavers on the day after the feast, but a true kitchen genius has an eye on new and exciting dinners through the new year.
A Friendsgiving Menu Made for Sharing
A Friendsgiving Menu Made for Sharing
Everyone is eager to see the family for Thanksgiving, but a lot of us like to extend the festivities to our close friends—thus, Friendsgiving was born.