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Ever eat a sweet dessert and then crave peanuts, or eat a pretzel and then want a piece of chocolate candy?

Well, this recipe (shared below) has all the makings of Sweet & Salty goodness ~ with enough to share with friends and family.

A little Sweetness, and a little Salty too.

……it will be a keeper!

Sweet & Salty


  • 2 cups corn chex cereal
  • 2 cups rice chex cereal
  • 2 cups mini pretzels
  • 1/2 cup mixed nuts
  • 6 tb butter, melted
  • 1 tb vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup sugar (add 1 tspn cinnamon if desired)
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup honey
  • 4 cups semi-sweet or milk chocolate chips
  • 1 tb coconut oil


  • preheat oven 325F, line a rimmed cookie sheet with parchment paper and prepare 24 baking cups (cupcake tin) with liners.
  • Combine the melted butter and vanilla onto the lined rimmed cookie sheet. Then add the cereals, pretzels and nuts. Sprinkle with sugar and toss all to coat. Then spread into an even layer and bake 15 minutes, tossing half way thru baking time.
  • Meanwhile, melt the honey and peanut butter in a large pot over low heat until smooth and melted, about 5 minutes.
  • Stir the baked mix into the honey and peanut butter and stir to combine. Divide the baked mixture into the 24 baking cups.
  • Melt the chocolate and coconut oil together in the microwave until smooth and creamy. Pour over the filled baking cups in the cupcake tin. Chill for 1 hour until set. Keep in the fridge until ready to serve.
  • serve at room temperature.

This Sweet & Salty Snack also makes for a quick gift for a friend as well~ why not wrap it up with a hand-painted acrylic ornament design ‘Driving Me Nuts?’ (found here) ~ or create this pretzel cut-out shape using this acrylic pattern (found here) a fun gift-tie-on,

read more about Jerry’s Mix (here).


Another favorite snack in our house-hold is this Peanut Butter-y Chocolate Glazed Dessert!

Makes enough for a crowd and a delicious breakfast treat too!

This recipe is thru Half Baked Harvest (found here), be sure to follow along thru her Blog and Cookbooks ~ delicious recipes and beautiful photography.

Don’t forget the sprinkles, they’re important.


And if the Sweet & Salty treats didn’t tempt you enough, try this ‘Sweet & Salty Candle‘ – one of our most purchased and talked-about…and sniffed Candles to date! Shop Here.

We just listed our new ‘little 2 oz tins‘ ~ with ‘refreshing room sprays‘ coming soon…we just can’t keep ’em on the shelf!

Here is a fun tidbit ~ the label for our New Candle Scent was created using our ‘Sweet & Salty‘ acrylic pattern thru our Creative Halloween Keepsake Journal project (found here).


A little sweet and a little salty ~ after school snacks, gift wrapping and Candles too…..all exclusively Classic Amy Joanne, from my heart and hands to yours.



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All these ideas would make a great ‘Cottage Classic Giftable‘ or a fun ‘Door Knob Gift‘!

Read all about the beginning of our ‘Giftableshere.

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