Salted Caramel Party Snack Mix for a Crowd


"This is a great recipe to make for gifts during the holidays or for a big crowd! Makes a lot and it is always a crowd pleaser. Everyone loves it and always asks for the recipe. I know you'll love it too!"


45 60 servings yields 3 gallons or about 50 cups
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Original recipe yields 60 servings



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  1. Place Cereals, nuts and dried fruit into 2 large brown paper bags or 2 large microwaveable bowls and stir or shake to mix.
  2. In a saucepan over medium heat- Melt Butter, Brown Sugar and salt.
  3. Bring to a slow boil then simmer 5 minutes stirring frequently.
  4. Remove from heat and add vanilla
  5. Pour 1/2 of liquid into each container over the cereal mixture and stir to coat.
  6. Microwave each bag or bowl for 1 1/2 minutes on high three times for a total of 4 1/2 minutes Stirring between each microwaving. Add as much Coconut as you'd like 1/2 bag to a full bag.
  7. Spread out to cool and break apart.
  8. Freezes well.
  9. This makes 3 gallons of mix and can be bagged up and frozen until you are ready to eat it yourself or give it away.
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