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Snack Mix Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
LaDonna Garrison

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c butter
1 c brown sugar
c Karo syrup
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp baking soda
1 (17 oz) box of Crispix
1 large bag of M&M's
jar of roasted peanuts
bag of pretzels

Directions:
Directions:
1. Pour cereal into large, microwaveable bowl.
2. Melt butter in a saucepan with brown sugar, vanilla, Karo syrup and bring to a boil.
3. Boil for 30 seconds then remove from heat
4. Add baking soda, stirring quickly as the mixture will rise.
5. Pour mixture over cereal and stir.
6. Microwave for 1 minutes, then stir and repeat microwaving three more times for 1 minutes each time.
7. When finished microwaving stir in peanuts and pretzels.
8. Stir every 15 minutes until cool.
9. Once it is cool, add M&M's.

You can add raisins, dried cranberries, Cheerios, Reese's pieces etc. and change M&M's for different holidays/seasons.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I have found off brands of Karo syrup do not work as well, it tends to stay sticky.
It is hard to find a 17 oz box of Crispix so I buy 2 (12 oz) boxes and weigh it out if you have a scale or just guess.

 

 

 

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