Caramel Corn Snack Mix


This is a sweet party snack mix recipe.

15 cups


  • 8 cups popped popcorn

  • 4 cups crispy rice cereal squares

  • 2 cups small pretzel twists

  • 1 cup pecan halves

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar

  • ½ cup butter

  • ¼ cup light corn syrup

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda


  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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

252 Calories
13g Fat
34g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 15
Calories 252
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 5g 24%
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 291mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 12%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 17g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 5mg 25%
Calcium 23mg 2%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 80mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.