Jack-O-Lantern Jumble

Jack-O-Lantern Jumble

"'Perfect for Halloween, this snack mix pairs candy corn with crisp cereal tossed with a savory seasoning that has a hint of peanut butter,' says field editor DeEtta Rasmussen, Fort Madison, Iowa. 'The bowl empties in no time.'"
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1 h 15 m servings
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  1. In a large bowl, combine the cereal and peanuts. In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine the butter, peanut butter, Worcestershire sauce, salt and garlic powder; cook and stir until butter and peanut butter are melted. Pour over cereal mixture and toss to coat.
  2. Spread into a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in baking pan. Bake at 250 degrees F for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Cool; stir in candy corn. Store in an airtight container.

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I make this all the time since a friend shared the recipe. She makes it with twice the coating -- double butter/peanut butter/worcestershire/salt/garlic powder -- but the same amount of Chex. ...

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Recipe needs to be modified, either decrease amount of cereal, or increase amount of butter/PB, there was NOT enough to coat the dry mix to bake evenly

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I make this all the time since a friend shared the recipe. She makes it with twice the coating -- double butter/peanut butter/worcestershire/salt/garlic powder -- but the same amount of Chex. ...

This is my daughter's favorite! I have been making it for years, since finding it in a TOH magazine. She is 25, now. We make it as written and love it. Getting ready to make a batch, now!

This is a wonderful recipe, and one I have made time and time again. I originally clipped this recipe from a Taste of Home magazine.

Recipe needs to be modified, either decrease amount of cereal, or increase amount of butter/PB, there was NOT enough to coat the dry mix to bake evenly

I make at least a dozen batches of this for friends and family every fall. It is a much requested favorite. I use the Indian Candy Corn or mix the different flavors of candy corn that is avail...

I made this for a camping trip in the fall and we were so glad we had it. This is perfect for continuous snacking! I put m&m's in for a little bit more sweet and it turned out well.

This is a great recipe for fall! I took other reviewers advice and doubled the sauce, and then I baked it about 20-30 minutes longer to make sure the sauce was nice and dried since there was ext...

I had to make a second batch within hours of making the first one... it disappeared THAT quickly.Everyone couldn't stop eating it. I plan to try lots of variations, but stick to the same coating...

I've made this twice now, pretty much as written, except: baked on two jelly-roll pans; used mixed nuts and doubled the amount; doubled the amount of candy corn, using regular for one half and ...

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