Caramelized Crispy Snack Mix
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Caramelized Crispy Snack Mix

This brown sugar-coated cereal snack mix tastes as good as candy.

20
cups
15 min
PREP TIME
1 hr 05 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

9 cups oven-toasted corn squares cereal

9 cups oven-toasted rice squares cereal

2 cups firmly packed brown sugar

1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter

1/2 cup light corn syrup

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

2 cups candy-coated milk chocolate pieces

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 250°F. Spray roasting pan with no-stick cooking spray.

  2. STEP 2

    Place cereal into prepared pan.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine brown sugar, butter and syrup in 3-quart saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat 8-9 minutes or until mixture comes to a boil. Continue cooking, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Remove from heat. Add baking soda; mix well.

  4. STEP 4

    Pour syrup mixture over cereal; toss gently until well coated. Bake 40-50 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes, or until coating is set. Cool 5 minutes; stir in chocolate pieces.

  5. STEP 5

    Spread mixture onto waxed paper. Cool 10 minutes. Break apart. Store in container with tight-fitting lid.

Nutrition

190Calories
7Fat (mg)
15Cholesterol (mg)
190Sodium (mg)
32Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
1Protein (g)

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  April 04, 2012

I made this recipe with my class of Family and Consumer Science students and they loved it.

— says Veronica
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  December 24, 2011

This recipe is so simple and delicious! You can pretty much add anything you'd like to it...nuts, chocolate, banana chips...best recipe!!

— says Malia
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