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Ingredients

2 cups corn cereal squares
2 cups whole-wheat cereal squares or whole-wheat squares with mini graham crackers
1-1/2 cups fat-free oyster crackers
1/2 cup broken sesame snack sticks
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon or apple pie spice
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 cup bite-size fruit-flavored candy pieces or M&M's

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray 13x9-inch baking pan with non-stick cooking spray.

Place cereals, oyster crackers and sesame sticks in prepared pan; mix lightly.

Combine margarine, cinnamon and nutmeg in small bowl; mix well. Drizzle evenly over cereal mixture; toss to coat.

Bake at 350 degrees for 12 to 14 minutes or until golden brown, stirring gently after 6 minutes. Cool completely. Stir in candies. Makes 8 (3/4 cup) servings.

Mary Braden
Bettendorf



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