Sweet & Salty Party Mix

Jo Ann Duren


I went to a craft party, this mix was served, it was a big hit.


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Yield: 12 cups


  • 1 pkg
    (3.3.5 oz.) microwave popcorn 5 cups popped
  • 3 c
    miniature pretzel twists
  • 2 c
    peanuts, dry roasted salted
  • 2 c
    oven-toasted rice cereal squares
  • 1 c
    butter (2 sticks)
  • 1 c
    packed light brown sugar
  • 1/3 c
    corn syrup, light
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • ·
    large package m & m's peanut or plain

How to Make Sweet & Salty Party Mix


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Prepare popcorn according to package directions.
  3. In 6 quart mixing bowl, combine popcorn, pretzels, nuts, M & M's and cereal; set aside.
  4. Combine butter, brown sugar and corn syrup in 2 quart saucepan, cook and stir with a Bamboo spoon over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil; continue to cook without stirring 3 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat; carefully stir in baking soda.
  6. Pour Caramel Sauce over popcorn mixture; stir until evenly coated.
  7. Spoon onto large pan with sides.
  8. Bake 30 minutes stirring occasionally.
  9. Remove from the oven.
  10. Transfer popcorn mixture to large pieces of parchment paper.
  11. Cool completely breaking mixture into clusters as it cools.
  12. Pour into large round bowl.
  13. Yield: 12 cups
  14. This recipe can be stored in an airtight container for up to three days.
  15. Pecans, walnuts or Macadamia nuts can be substituted for peanuts if desired.

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About Sweet & Salty Party Mix

Course/Dish: Popcorn
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American

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