Linda's Sweet Party Mix Recipe

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Linda's Sweet Party Mix

Diane Springs

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@DianeSprings

This recipe comes from Linda Bohrer, who shared it with me at a BUNCO party when I couldn't keep my hands out of the party mix! It's delicious and I can't wait to try it!


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Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

8 c
corn chex cereal
8 c
rice chex cereal
4 c
pretzel knots
2 c
sliced almonds
2 1/4 c
brown sugar
2 stick
melted butter
3/4 c
light karo syrup
1 tsp
baking soda
2 c
cranberries, or craisins
1 1/2 Tbsp
almond extract (very important)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine everything dry and set aside in something large!
2
In a saucepan, combine butter, brown sugar and syrup. Cook on medium heat, stirring constantly, until gently boiling. Let it boil for 5 minutes without stirring. BE sure your pan is pretty large....the mixture grows!
3
Remove from heat and add soda and Almond Extract. Stir well at this point.
4
Pour sugar mixture over cereal mixture, coating well. Pour into a large pan.
5
Bake at 300 for 15 minutes. Stir mixture and bake five more minutes.
6
Remove from oven and stir in dry cranberries.

Spread on large buttered piece of foil, or wax paper. Let cool. Break into pieces and store in airtight container.

FYI....chuckle....1/2 cup....157 calories!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Snacks