Pumpkin Spice Cheerios Snack Mix

Pumpkin Spice Cheerios snack mix in an orange bowl

This  Pumpkin Spice Cheerios Snack Mix is the ultimate fall snack ! It has the perfect  blend of sweet and savory, perfectly seasoned with a hint of fall spices. This  mix features Pumpkin Spice Cheerios, crunchy peanuts, savory pretzels, and nostalgic candy corns. This is the snack you can’t stop munching on! If you love pumpkin spice as much as me then check out my Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodles . 

Ingredients needed for Pumpkin Spice Cheerios snack mix

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What you will need to make Pumpkin Spice Cheerios Snack Mix :

FAQ’s about this recipe :

  • Where do I get Pumpkin Spice Cheerios ? These are seasonal and usually available at supermarkets by mid September
  • What if I want to make this and it isn’t fall? No problem , add an extra teaspoon of Pumpkin spice to the sauce
  • How do I store this ? In anything that is air tight . I find Ziploc bags work well
  • How long will this stay good ? In an air tight container 7-10 days , if you store it in the fridge it may prolong the life a little longer
  • I hate candy corns what else can I use ? Anything you like that is sweet ..M&Ms , chocolate covered peanuts , Reese’s Pieces are all good examples

Let’s Make Pumpkin Spice Cheerio Mix !

Preheat oven to 250 degrees. In a large bowl mis together the cheerios , peanuts and pretzels .

Pumpkin spice cheerios , peanuts and pretzels in a large metal bowl

In a small sauce pan melt butter and add brown sugar . Once it comes up to a boil remove it from the heat and add the pumpkin spice and vanilla . Stir until combined

A saucepan with melted butter , brown sugar , pumpkin spice and vanilla

Pour the the butter mixture over your dry ingredients in the bowl. Stir to coat well

The pumpkin spice sauce being added to the dry ingredients doe Pumpkin Spice cheerios snack mix

Once it is coated well transfer it to a baking sheet . Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes stirring every 15 minutes .

The coated pumpkin spice cheerios snack mix on a baking sheet before it goes in the oven

Once cooled add the candy corns .

Candy corns being added to the pumpkin spice cheerios snack mix

Store in an air tight containers. This would be a perfect treat for kids Halloween parties , or Harvest festivals .

Pumpkin spice cheerios snack mix on a fall napkin

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Indulge with this Pumpkin Spice Cheerios snack mix . The perfect balance of sweet and salty then kissed with a bit of warm spices .
5 from 11 votes
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 15


  • 8 cups Pumpkin Spice Cherrios
  • 2 Cups Pretzels
  • 1 Cup Peanuts
  • 1 Cup Unsalted Butter 2 sticks
  • 1 Cup Light Brown Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extracts
  • 11 oz Candy Corn see notes


  • Preheat Oven to 250 degrees
  • In a large bowl mix together the pumpkin spice cheerios , peanuts and pretzels .
  • In a sauce pan combine the butter, brown sugar and cinnamon over medium medium heat. Once the mixture comes to a slight boil and the sugar is dissolved remove from the heat
  • Stir in pumpkin spice and vanilla
  • Pour sugar mixture over the cereal mixture and stir well
  • Transfer to a large roasting pan or large cookie sheet Lined with parchment paper
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes stirring every 15 minutes
  • Once cooled add in the candy corns
  • Mix well and store an air tight container



I used classic candy corns but any variety that you like will do 
You don't like candy corns , no problems try one of these 
  • Reese's Pieces 
  • M&Ms
  • Chocolate covered almonds or peanuts 
  • Chocolate covered espresso beans  
Keyword Fall snack mix, Pumpkin Spice Cherrios recipes, Pumpkin spice snack mix
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6 months ago

5 stars
Pumpkin spice glaze over Cheerios and pretzels with bites of candy corn? Now this is a Fall snack that I can get behind.

Dennison Darla
Dennison Darla
6 months ago

How much cinnamon?

6 months ago

5 stars
I love everything about this snack mix! This is the perfect Fall treat when I’m craving pumkin spice!

6 months ago

5 stars
Looks good. Would love to try this yummy snack combination,

6 months ago

5 stars
I am one of those rare people that love candy corn! Also added in Reese’s pieces. Great fall treat!

6 months ago

5 stars
So simple and easy, this is the perfect treat to let your tweens and kiddos make for a fun snack or your upcoming football game party!

6 months ago

5 stars
I love a good sweet and salty combination when it comes to snacks and this one including candy corn is a winner in my book!!!

Enriqueta E Lemoine
6 months ago

5 stars
This pumpkin spice Cheerios snack is simply addictive. Cheerios is my favorite cereal so I’m in heaven. And it’s so easy to make. Love it!

6 months ago

5 stars
I am obsessed with snack mixes lately, and this one looks like a winner! Thank you so much for sharing, I am making this soon! 🙂

6 months ago

5 stars
I’ve made something similar, but yours looks much better with the pumpkin spice glaze and candy corn. Thanks for a GREAT recipe!

6 months ago

5 stars
Oh my goodness! This is the perfect fall treat I can have anytime. Perfect recipe and turned out so good for us.