Savory Nut Mix for The Nut Job

How many people out there enjoy one form or another of a snack mix during the year? Raise your hands. During the holidays it seems every family pulls out their tried and true recipes and we are no different. The aromas of toasted nuts permeate the entire house. And in every family there is always that individual who is the nut picker. No finger pointing here but you know who you are.

And if you have a houseful of them it can lead to some pretty boring snack mixes once the nuts are gone. Sounds like an interesting premise for a movie doesn’t it. Well they’ve beaten us to the punch. This January is going to get interesting at your local movie theater, coming to the big screen is The Nut Job.

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To accompany our excitement about this movie, we’ve created a special healthy trail mix of nuts we think will be in the film. This mix will be perfect for your young ones and should get them pumped up for seeing this movie.

The combination of Mixed Nuts with extra Cashews has the same coating we use when making Chex Party Mix – butter, seasoned salt and Worcestershire Sauce. We just make a few minor adjustments to the ratios of ingredients. Doug and the boys were in heaven with all the trial runs.

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This January’s movie season is looking to get a little nutty with the new movie The Nut Job. This movie is about a squirrel who, after accidentally burning the nut supply of a park full of critters, decides to steal another winter supply from a nut store.

The Nut Job in Theaters January 17

The premise seems simple enough, but what will really shine is the movie’s cast. With an all star cast including Will Arnett, Brendan Fraser with Liam Neeson and Katherine Heigl, I’m looking forward to seeing how this cast will interact.

The movie looks like great fun for kids as well as their parents. The combination of the cast and premise, along with the animation, reminds me of the old movie Over the Hedge, which makes me very excited. It could very well be the first great animated movie of the year.

Follow The Nut Job Movie on Facebook and Twitter for more details! And don’t forget that The Nut Job opens in theaters everywhere January 17!

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Savory Nut Mix

Savory snack mix that is similar to Chex Party Mix flavors. Recipe on

  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4 cups 1x


  • 3 cups Mixed Nuts
  • 1 cup Cashew halves
  • 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 4 teaspoons Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Seasoned Salt


  1. Preheat oven to 225 F.
  2. Melt butter in a medium sized microwave safe bowl.
  3. Add Worcestershire sauce and stir to blend.
  4. Add nuts and mix to coat.
  5. Sprinkle with seasoned salt and stir to distribute evenly.
  6. Spread out nuts evenly on a baking sheet and cook for 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes.
  7. Let cool and store in an air tight container.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes

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  1. Hi Liz! Sounds like you came up with a winner! We love nuts as well, and I can hardly wait to try this recipe! I was going to leave a comment anyway, so all the better it counts for an entry! Have a great day! Blessings from Bama!

  2. Mary Happymommy says

    Popcorn and twizzlers!

  3. I enjoy popcorn at the movies

  4. anne harris says

    popcorn!! and orange pop

  5. Popcorn!

  6. Ropcorn!

  7. apple blossom says

    chocolate covered raisins

  8. Popcorn!

  9. maleficent m says

    i love movie popcorn. the stuff at the store just doesn’t taste right

  10. Joshua Darnell says

    I like to take a handful of popcorn and a piece of a butterfinger and eat together. Best mix of salty and sweet!!!

  11. My favorite snack to enjoy at the movies is hot buttered popcorn.

  12. Popcorn!

  13. rod jackson says

    Popcorn or chips and a diet Coke.

  14. Heather Hayes Panjon says

    Popcorn Is My Favorite.

  15. popcorn & milk duds!

  16. Susan Christy says

    Buttered popcorn and M & M’s.

  17. I usually get a box of raisinets! sometimes I get popcorn. Thank you!

  18. Popcorn, of course!

  19. Popcorn and diet pepsi

  20. Tonya Fullenkamp says

    POPCORN!!!!! and Diet Coke

  21. Popcorn and Raisinets are my favorite

  22. anissa (an) gooch says

    Almonds are my fav to watch a movie

  23. Raisenets!

  24. sour patch kids

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