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Caramelized Chex Mix Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Debbie Jones

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lrg. box Crispix cereal
1 lrg. box Corn Chex
1 lrg. box Rice Chex
( can use Wheat Chex or Cheerios in place of 1 of the Chex cereals.)
1 can mixed nuts or peanuts
2 c. broken pretzels
1 lb. butter
2 lb. bag brown sugar
1 c. light Karo syrup
1 tsp. salt
2 tsp. vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
In 2 large bowls, combine all cereals and nuts. In a large pan, bring butter, brown sugar, Karo syrup and salt to a rolling boil and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and add vanilla. Pour over cereal and mix. Put on 2 large cookie sheets or jelly roll pans. Bake at 200 for 1 hour, do not stir. Flip onto waxed paper and let cool.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Many
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a double batch because...... Well, why not!

 

 

 

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