Crunchy Sweet Snack Mix
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Crunchy Sweet Snack Mix

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

The Story Behind the Recipe
20
(1/2-cup)
15 min
PREP TIME
1 hr 25 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

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.

Nutrition

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

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  August 22, 2013

Very easy to make. Besides making it for friends and family it is also a big hit at the bake sales too. The requests for me to make it are overwhelming.

— says laurie d.
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  March 05, 2012

I just made this snack mix for a bake sale. The kids love it. The M&Ms add color, but they aren't even necessary.

— says Amy
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