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Game Day Crunch

Rated as 3.86 out of 5 Stars

"This sweet, salty, caramel snack mix recipe was given to me several years ago by a coworker. I make it for parties, game nights, and, of course, Game Days."
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Ingredients

50 m servings 210 cals
Original recipe yields 20 servings (10 cups)

Directions

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  1. Mix brown sugar, butter, and corn syrup together in a large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on high until bubbling, 3 1/2 minutes. Stir and microwave for 2 more minutes. Stir baking soda and vanilla extract into brown sugar mixture.
  2. Fold cereal squares, pretzel sticks, and peanuts into brown sugar mixture until well coated. Microwave for 2 minutes. Stir and microwave again for 1 minute; stir well. Spread mixture onto waxed paper and cool completely; break into small pieces.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 210 calories; 10.3 g fat; 27.5 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein; 12 mg cholesterol; 406 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This was good, but I agree w/ Elle that the mixture is too thick/not enough to coat the cereal, pretzels and peanuts entirely. I used a combo of corn and rice Chex, as that is what I had on hand...

Most helpful critical review

I was looking for a recipe to use the leftovers from the Original Chex Mix, and this fit the bill. I used a 4-cup measure for the butter, brown sugar and corn syrup mixture and was glad I did, ...

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I was looking for a recipe to use the leftovers from the Original Chex Mix, and this fit the bill. I used a 4-cup measure for the butter, brown sugar and corn syrup mixture and was glad I did, ...

This was good, but I agree w/ Elle that the mixture is too thick/not enough to coat the cereal, pretzels and peanuts entirely. I used a combo of corn and rice Chex, as that is what I had on hand...

I used Rice and Corn cereal mix and added sesame sticks.

I doubled the sauce ingredients per previous reviews. I also added 4 cups of Cgex cereal and 2 cups of a different for a variety. I was out if nuts so I added in Peanut M&Ms. This recipe is de...

This is my new favorite Chex Mix! I doubled the wet ingredients and did 1.5 times the dry, and it was the perfect coating. I personally prefer using half wheat Chex and half rice or corn, as I t...

i like it, i didn't make it more mixture at first, then put a little bit more corn syrup over the top with 1 min left in the final stage and added another minute then stirring while warm. used c...