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Tijuana Tidbits Recipe

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This recipe for Tijuana Tidbits, by , is from The Hanus Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Melissa Lemery
Added: Saturday, November 10, 2007


4 c. tortilla chips, broken into 1 1/2-inch pieces
3 c. Crispix cereal
1 bag (3.5oz) microwave popcorn, popped
1 - 12 oz. can cocktail peanuts
1/2 c. light corn syrup
1/2 c. butter
1/2 c. firmly packed brown sugar
1 T. chili powder
1/8 tsp. cinnamon
1/8 to 1/4 tsp. ground red pepper

Heat oven to 250. Combine chips, cereal, popcorn and nuts in large roasting pan.

Combine rest of ingredients in small saucepan; heat to boiling. Pour over cereal mixture in pan, stirring to coat. Bake 1 hour, stirring every 20 minutes. Remove from oven and turn onto sheet of wax paper to cool. Store in an airtight container up to 2 weeks. Makes 18 cups




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