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Pumpkin Snack Mix Recipe

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

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mandy
Added: Friday, November 28, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 qt popped popcorn
4 cups Cheerios
4 cups Corn or Rice Chex
2 cups salted peanuts
1 cup packed brown sugar
3/4 cup light corn syrup
1/4 cup butter, cubed
2 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 package (16 oz) candy pumpkins

Directions:
Directions:
In a large greased roasting pan, combine the popcorn, cereal, and peanuts. In a large saucepan, combine the brown sugar, corn syrup and butter; bring to a rolling boil. Boil for 6 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat; quickly stir in vanilla and baking soda until mixture is light and foamy.
Immediately pour over popcorn mixture; toss to coat. Bake uncovered, at 250 for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Stir in candy pumpkins. Cool completely

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
about 5 1/2 quarts
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a great snack! I used Reese's Pieces and candy corn instead of pumpkins and it was wonderful!

 

 

 

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