Linda's Sweet Party Mix

Linda's Sweet Party Mix Recipe

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Diane Springs


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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30 Min
20 Min


  • 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)

How to Make Linda's Sweet Party Mix


  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!

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Course/Dish: Other Snacks

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