Caramel Popcorn and Chex Mix

Jeanine B

By
@caly603

Crispy and sweet, who can resist the flavor of caramel and popcorn, peanuts, and chex? Mmm, I can't!


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Serves:

24

Prep:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

6 c
crispy cereal, chex or crispix
3 c
plain popped popcorn
2 c
small square pretzels
1 c
cocktail peanuts (optional)
1 c
firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 c
butter or margarine
1/2 c
light corn syrup
1 tsp
vanilla
1/2 tsp
baking soda

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Coat 17 x 11 x 2-inch baking pan with cooking spray. Combine cereal, popcorn, pretzels and peanuts (if desired). Set aside.
2
In heavy 3-quart saucepan combine brown sugar, butter and corn syrup. Bring to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly. Reduce heat. Simmer for 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla and baking soda. Immediately pour over cereal mixture. Stir until evenly coated.
3
Bake at 250°F about 1 hour or until deep golden brown, stirring every 15 minutes. Spread on wax paper. Separate clumps. Cool completely. Store in airtight container.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy