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Caramel Corn Snack Mix Recipe

Caramel Corn Snack Mix

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Original recipe makes 15 cups Change Servings
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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, combine the popcorn, cereal, pretzels and pecans.
  3. In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the brown sugar, butter and corn syrup. Cook and stir until mixture comes to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low; cook without stirring for 5 minutes.
  4. Remove saucepan from heat and stir in vanilla and baking soda. Pour over popcorn mixture and toss until evenly coated.
  5. Bake at 300 degrees F (150 degrees F) for 30 minutes, stirring after 15 minutes. Transfer to large piece of parchment paper and cool completely. Break into chunks once cool.
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Dec 22, 2003

I made this for a Christmas gathering. My family loved it. It was the first bowl to empty. Quick and easy recipe. I used microwave popcorn. Delicious!

 
Dec 04, 2006

Yum, yum, yum! I have made this several times, and people ALWAYS want the recipe! Place in small bags, tie with a ribbon, and presto, the perfect Christmas thank you gift! You have to try this snack.

 
Oct 26, 2007

excellent. I subbed honey roasted peanuts for the pecans, and I added m&ms to the mix once it was cooled. I also doubled the recipe so I could share with friends. This is really great, not really like caramel corn, more of a crunchy toffee-like coating on the mix- very addicting.

 
Aug 27, 2003

SIMPLE AND EASY

 
Apr 07, 2008

Very addictive! I used dry roasted peanuts since I have a friend that's allergic to pecans, and accidentally baked it an extra 15 minutes (reading way too many recipes = getting a bit confused!) but I think that helped cut down on the sticky factor. I drizzled melted milk chocolate on it and it tasted just like Poppycock. I did forget to put in the rice cereal (oops!) Oh well, I guess that means I'll have to make this again!

 
Dec 30, 2010

Awesome! I used 1/2 cup pecans, 1/2 cup peunuts and 4 cups honey nut chex squares. They were awesome. I will be making this every Christmas! This was so easy.

 
Jan 03, 2011

This is awsome!! made for Christmas and it was a big hit. I did use a cup of pecans and a cup of dry roasted peanuts. Baked at 275*. Easy and delicious.

 
Dec 23, 2007

Very delicious & easy to make!! I made this for a family party. Everyone loved it & asked for the recipe. I switched dry roasted peanuts for pecans. Also, it makes a bit too much to fit in one bowl. I actually had to use my 2 biggest bowls & still put the rest in glass baking pan. Served in cupcake cups for the party.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 252 kcal
  • 13%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 33.5 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Fat
  • 13.2 g
  • 20%
  • Fiber
  • 1.5 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 2.2 g
  • 4%
  • Sodium
  • 291 mg
  • 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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