Pecan and Walnut Holiday Mix

Pecan and Walnut Holiday Mix


1. Preheat your oven to 300 degrees Fahrenheit.

2. Line a large baking sheet with foil or a silicone mat.

3. Place the pumpkin seeds, walnuts and pecans in a medium bowl.

4. Combine the oil, water, brown sugar and chili powder and salt in a bowl and then drizzle two tablespoons over the nut mixture before tossing to coat.

5. Create a single layer of the nut mixture on the baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes or until it turns golden brown.

6. While baking the nut mixture, combine the cereal and cranberries with the rest of the sugar mixture.

7. Once the nut mixture is done baking, take it out of the oven and add the cereal to the pan.

8. Roast the cereal and nuts in the oven for 12 minutes or until they turn golden brown and form a glaze.

9. Let the mixtures cool completely before tossing them to combine.


Elevate your next holiday gathering with a few bowls of festive snack mix. This mix is perfect as an appetizer or as a post-dinner snack. It’s also an excellent combination of salty and sweet, thanks to the cranberries and teaspoon of chili powder. Since this nut mix is so easy to make, you can quickly whip up a batch any day of the week and vary the taste of your mix by alternating which of our pecan flavors you use or trying new spice combinations.

Whether you give this holiday snack mix with nuts as a gift or have it out when guests come over, the brown sugar’s deep caramel flavor and the chili powder’s sweet heat will surely have guests reaching for more.

You can also make your nut mix fun and festive by using one of our pecan flavors. Choose from Cinnamon or Maple for some holiday cheer or stay with a traditional taste using our Roasted & Salted or Natural options. Make any dish tastier by shopping our pecan flavor varieties today!


  • ¾ cup of pecan halves
  • ¾ cup of shelled walnuts
  • ½ cup of raw pumpkin seeds
  • 2 cups of rice pocket cereal
  • ½ cup of dried cranberries
  • ¼ cup golden brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ¾ teaspoon salt