Chili-spiced cereal and fig snack mix
Makes about 7 cups
1 1/2 cups stemmed, chopped (1/2 inch) Blue Ribbon Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid Dried California Figs
3 cups crisp cereal squares (mix equal amounts of rice, wheat and corn varieties)
1 cup small square cheese-flavored crackers
1 cup bite-size pretzels
1 cup Spanish red-skinned peanuts or other roasted nuts
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon garlic or onion salt
1/8 teaspoon 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.
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12 large Blue Ribbon Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid Dried California Figs
3/4 cup (about 4 ounces) semisweet chocolate, milk chocolate or white morsels
12 4-inch bamboo skewers
1 package (9 ounces) Famous Chocolate Wafers
1 cup stemmed, finely chopped Blue Ribbon® Orchard Choice® or Sun-Maid® Dried California Figs
1/2 cup chopped, toasted pecans or walnuts
3 tablespoons confectioners’ (powdered) sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup half and half
1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet or bittersweet chocolate morsels
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup chopped figs or toasted nuts
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