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Chili-Spiced Cereal & California Fig Snack Mix

Do you ever eat fig snacks? Sprinkle chili on cereal to make a cereal snack mix studded with dried figs perfect for movie night.
Course: Appetizer
Keyword: Cereal Snack Mix, Fig Snacks
Servings: 14 servings
Calories: 112kcal


  • 1 1/2 cups Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid California Figs stemmed and chopped
  • 3 cups cereal squares mix equal amounts of rice, wheat, and corn varieties
  • 1 cup cheese-flavored crackers square, small
  • 1 cup pretzels bite-sized
  • 1 cup red-skinned peanuts or other roasted nuts


  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp seasoned salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp garlic salt or onion salt
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper optional


  • Preheat oven to 250° F. Place figs in small bowl. In separate small bowl, stir together oil and remaining seasoning ingredients. Drizzle 2 teaspoons seasoning mixture over figs and toss to blend; set aside. In large bowl, combine cereal, crackers, pretzels and nuts. Drizzle with remaining seasoning mixture. Toss to blend. Spread on large baking sheet. Place in oven and roast for 1 hour, stirring every 20 minutes and adding figs during last 10 minutes. Spread mixture on paper towels to cool. Store in airtight container.


Photo David Campbell


Calories: 112kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 211mg | Potassium: 108mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 70IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 0.8mg