Salty Churro Toffee Snack Mix

This Salty Churro Toffee Snack Mix is crazy addictive and insanely delicious! In less than 30 minutes, you’ll be snacking on sweet & salty cinnamon covered perfection!

Salty Churro Toffee Snack Mix

Run, don’t walk, to the kitchen right now and make this.

I feel like that’s all I have to say…

HA. Right. What would this blog be without a whole slew of unsolicited opeenionnnns?

Boring. That’s what it would be.

Anyhow, this snack mix is a riff on my Praline Crack recipe (which you NEED to make if you haven’t already). And between you and me, I should have called it Churro Crack, but the Crack police get on me when I use “crack” in a title. So I opted for the super wordy Salty Churro Toffee Snack Mix, as not to offend.

But between you and me, it’s Churro Crack.

Salty Churro Toffee Snack Mix. This is SO crazy addictive and delicious! Salty/Sweet/Cinnamony/Buttery. PERFECT for parties!

How to Make the Best Snack Mix

It’s so super easy, and really impossible to mess up. Unless you burn it. So don’t do that.

You start with about 5 cups of Oyster Crackers. It’s basically an entire bag. Lay them out on a foil lined baking sheet…

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Then boil together some butter and brown sugar and add a dash of cinnamon too. Coat your crackers with that mess…

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Stir them to make sure all the crackers get coated evenly.

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And bake it up! It will be bubbly and gorgeous.

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While it’s in the oven make up a salty, cinnamon sugar…

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And as soon as it comes out of the oven sprinkle it all over the top…

Salty Churro Toffee Snack Mix. This is SO crazy addictive and delicious! Salty/Sweet/Cinnamony/Buttery. PERFECT for parties!

Let it cool and then break the crackers apart…

Salty Churro Toffee Snack Mix. This is SO crazy addictive and delicious! Salty/Sweet/Cinnamony/Buttery. PERFECT for parties!

I’m telling you, this stuff is legit.

Salty Churro Toffee Snack Mix. This is SO crazy addictive and delicious! Salty/Sweet/Cinnamony/Buttery. PERFECT for parties!

Make it now, thank me later.

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Salty Churro Toffee Snack Mix

  • Author: Shelly
  • Prep Time Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category Category: Snack
  • Method Method: Oven
  • Cuisine Cuisine: American

Description:

This Salty Churro Toffee Snack Mix is crazy addictive and insanely delicious! In less than 30 minutes, you’ll be snacking on sweet & salty cinnamon covered perfection!


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Ingredients:

  • 5 cups Oyster Crackers
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F/175°C
  2. Line a baking sheet with foil. Spread the crackers evenly on the baking sheet and set aside.
  3. In a medium saucepan combine the butter and brown sugar. Stirring consistently bring the mixture to a boil and boil for 2 minutes. Remove the mixture from the heat and stir in 1 1/2 teaspoons of cinnamon and vanilla. Pour this immediately on top of the crackers. Use a rubber spatula, stir and coat the crackers evenly with the mixture.
  4. Bake the crackers for 10 minutes until it’s bubbly all over.
  5. While the crackers are in the oven combine the granulated sugar, cinnamon and salt. Set this aside.
  6. When the crackers are done remove the pan from the oven and sprinkle immediately with the salty cinnamon sugar mixture evenly.
  7. Let the crackers cool and then break into pieces.
  8. Serve immediately or store airtight for up to a week.

Nutrition Information:

541
28.2 g
751.6 mg
33.9 g
56.6 g
3.9 g
81.3 mg

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Hi! I’m Shelly and I’m an addict. Of the buttercream sort. I started this site a few years ago as a way to justify my sugary, buttery obsession with desserts. It has worked out well for me so far, because as it turns out you guys all love sugary, buttery desserts too! It feels good to know you're not alone, doesn’t it?

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Kathy
Feb 16, 2022 1:37 pm

Delicious!! Thank you for the recipe! Easy too. I made one batch with cashew butter…it worked great! Also made a batch with real butter!

Gail
Feb 13, 2022 9:06 am

Do you have a spicy savory version for oyster crackers? Avoiding sugar at my house.

Molly
Dec 9, 2021 11:46 pm

I just pulled mine out of the oven and they are pretty wet. Is that normal? They smell delicious though!

Linda
Dec 9, 2021 8:31 pm

I want to make some of theses for I think my family would like them. Thank you!

Barb
Dec 4, 2021 2:24 pm

I agree maybe use unsalted butter. I like salty snacks but this is too much.

Elisa Gordon
Aug 23, 2021 10:43 am

I made this the other day to bring to a friend’s pool. I’m not sure if I’m loving you or super mad at you! ha!! it’s amazing!!!!

Jill
Aug 10, 2021 9:29 pm

This churro mix is the perfect addition to my fall/Halloween dessert tray. I may add candy corn for color but it’s great as is! Love it.

Laura
Jul 11, 2021 1:05 pm

Have you ever made this using Vegan Butter (i.e Earth Balance)? It would make this Dairy Free! Curious for those with food allergies

Laura
Jul 19, 2021 10:56 pm
Reply to  Shelly

I made this using Earth Balance “butter” and it was delicious!
A new DF snack!

Margaret
May 16, 2020 3:34 pm

This looks amazing!! Right along the lines of the caramel puff corn, a snack I can’t stop eating!!

Lilly D.
Jan 30, 2020 9:11 pm

Hello Shelly!

Thanks so much for this recipe. I made it for my daughter’s school bake sale and it came out GREAT! My toughest critics( my husband and daughter) LOVED it. Since the Super Bowl is the day after the sale, I decided to put the mix in bags with gold and red ribbons and called it Super Bowl Sunday Salty Churro Snack Mix. They look and taste great. Thanks again for such a unique, quick and easy recipe.

Dec 12, 2019 3:09 pm

I just made these for the first time. These won’t last long when my husband tries them. Recipes like this are right up my alley,EASY and amazing. I will definitely be making this recipe again. Thank you for sharing.

Laura
Nov 25, 2019 3:35 pm

I would give this recipe a 10 Star rating if I could!! Just made it for the first time and they are amazing!! And so easy!! Made them for my clients at my Salon, these are going to be the hit of the season!! Again 10 ?? ??????????????????!!

Jeannette
Sep 12, 2019 3:53 pm

I made this last night as a “try out” for the holidays. I put about a cupful! into a bowl for my husband while they were still warm – and he practically inhaled them. But he didn’t say anything. I was determined not to ask his opinion (especially since I had already decided they are a winner!) and waited. After awhile, he said, “Those would be better if they were bigger – they were the tiniest cookies I’ve ever seen.” LOL Looking forward to making mega-batches for holiday gatherings. Thank you SO much for such and easy, delicious, and different… Read more »

Cora
Feb 3, 2019 7:56 pm

Thank you so much for including this in your Super Bowl faves! It is now one of our favorites too! My son loves churros and I thought he might like these as well. Problem is, he can barely get his hands on any because my fingers are always in the bowl!
The salt is a perfect touch to the other flavors. Another touchdown, Shelly! (That sounded cuter in my head ?)

Christian S
Dec 3, 2018 7:03 pm

Don’t get me wrong, this is a creative and fun recipe but for us it was sickeningly salty.

Between the butter & oyster crackers, there’s more than enough sodium. Next time we won’t add salt or perhaps we’ll find a substitute for crackers. We were thinkin animal crackers or chex!

Side note: I’m not really sure what you meant by “break the crackers” because in your final picture they look whole like ours. Thanks for sharing

Shelly Hi! I’m Shelly and I’m an addict. Of the buttercream sort. I started this site a few years ago as a way to justify my sugary, buttery obsession with desserts. It has worked out well for me so far, because as it turns out you guys all love sugary, buttery desserts too! It feels good to know you're not alone, doesn’t it?

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