Sweet 'n Salty Snack Mix (Gluten-Free Recipe)
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Sweet 'n Salty Snack Mix (Gluten-Free Recipe)

This any occasion snack mix is gluten-free.

10
cups
15 min
PREP TIME
45 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

4 cups corn chips

4 cups bite-sized square crispy corn cereal

1 cup gluten-free small salted pretzel twists

1 cup pecan halves

3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter

3 tablespoons light corn syrup

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon gluten-free vanilla

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1 (14-ounce) bag candy-coated chocolate pieces

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 375°F. Spray large roasting pan with no-stick cooking spray.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine corn chips, cereal, pretzels and pecans in prepared pan; set aside.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine brown sugar, butter, corn syrup and salt in 2-quart heavy saucepan. Cook over medium heat 4-6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until mixture comes to a full boil. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla and baking soda. Pour syrup mixture over cereal mixture in pan; toss to coat.

  4. STEP 4

    Bake 15 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes, or until coating is set. Remove from oven; stir.

  5. STEP 5

    Spread mixture onto waxed paper. Cool 5 minutes; stir in chocolate pieces. Cool completely; break into pieces. Store in container with tight-fitting lid for up to 1 week.

Tip #1

This recipe was developed using alternative flours and products labeled as “gluten-free.” The best source for additional information is the ingredient listing on product packaging. Learn about gluten-free baking.

Nutrition

250Calories
12Fat (mg)
15Cholesterol (mg)
350Sodium (mg)
33Carbohydrates (g)
2Dietary Fiber
3Protein (g)

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  October 31, 2011

I made this and it was easy and delicious! Will definitely make it again.

— says Sharon
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  August 18, 2011

I started making this fudge for a bake sale and let me tell you, it was a huge hit. Now it is one of our standard fare items. Yummy, yummy, yummy!

— says Diane
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