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Caramel Corn Snack Mix

Rated as 4.85 out of 5 Stars
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"This is a sweet party snack mix recipe."
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Ingredients

servings 252
Original recipe yields 15 servings (15 cups)

Directions

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  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; 13.2 33.5 2.2 16 291 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

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!

Most helpful critical review

I followed this recipe exactly. It was just ok-the sauce wasn't anything special. Meh.

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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!

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 reall...

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 ...

SIMPLE AND EASY

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!...

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.

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.

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 b...

great mix for parties - also nice in small boxes or bags as gifts...