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Crunchy Sweet Snack Mix

Crunchy Sweet Snack Mix

Spend those special moments with your kids munching on this irresistible caramelized snack toss.

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15 min
Prep Time
1 hr 25 min
Total Time
20 (1/2-cup)


9 cups crispy corn and rice cereal

1 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter

1/4 cup light corn syrup

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

1 cup peanuts and/or candy-coated chocolate pieces

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 250°F. Spray 13x9-inch baking pan with no stick cooking spray; place cereal in pan.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine brown sugar, butter and syrup in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat 2-3 minutes or until mixture comes to a boil. Continue cooking 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add baking soda; mix well.

  3. STEP 3

    Pour syrup mixture over cereal; stir gently until well coated. Bake 20 minutes; stir. Continue baking 20 minutes. Stir in peanuts and/or candy.

  4. STEP 4

    Spread mixture onto waxed paper; cool 30 minutes. Break cooled mixture into pieces. Store in loosely covered container.

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Nutrition (1 serving)

200 Calories
9 Fat (g)
10 Cholesterol (mg)
200 Sodium (mg)
29 Carbohydrates (g)
1 Dietary Fiber
3 Protein (g)
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