Nuts and Bolts for New Years Day

Happy New Years! We are hanging out watching football today. Did you see the Texas A & M/Duke game? Wow! For New Years Day, I made this Nuts and Bolts recipe. This super easy snack mix is ideal for football games, Super Bowl sunday and March Madness. My kids can’t stop eating it, so I assume that is a good sign. Happy New Year and here’s to a healthy, happy New Year! May all your wishes and dreams come true!

Nuts and Bolts

Cook Time:

1 hour

Prep Times:

15 minutes


Makes 8 cups


1 stick (8 tablespoons) butter or margarine
tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon hot sauce
teaspoons seasoned salt
 teaspoon garlic salt
 cups Rice Chex® cereal
 cups Wheat Chex® cereal
111/2 cups pecan halves
1 cup unsalted almonds
11/2 cups cherrios
 cup bite-size pretzels


1. Preheat oven to 250°F.

2. In small bowl, whisk together, butter, Worcestershire, tabasco, seasoned salt and garlic salt; set aside.

3. In large bowl, mix cereals,and remaining ingredients. Place in a lightly greased large baking dish or roasting pan. Bake 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Spread on paper towels to cool, about 15 minutes. Store in airtight container.

4 thoughts on “Nuts and Bolts for New Years Day”

  1. I haven’t had nuts and bolts since I moved to Australia. We can’t get all the cereal ingredients here. I look at your photos and I’m instantly taken back to my childhood in Maine when my mother would make these every Christmas.

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