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Caramel Snack Mix

Elevate the standard trail mix to Christmas gift-worthy status with a sweet caramel coating.

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  • Makes: 30 servings
  • Serving Size: 1/2 cup
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cool: 30 mins
  • Bake: 30 mins 300°F

Caramel Snack Mix

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. In a foil roasting pan, combine cereal and nuts; set aside.
  2. In a small saucepan, combine brown sugar, corn syrup, and butter. Cook and stir over medium heat until butter is melted and mixture is smooth. Pour over cereal mixture; stir gently to coat.
  3. Bake for 30 minutes, stirring twice. Remove from oven. Spread mixture on a large piece of buttered foil; cool. Wash and dry the foil roasting pan.
  4. Break cereal mixture into pieces; return to clean roasting pan. Stir in chocolate-covered raisins; cover.

From the Test Kitchen

Chocolate Spiced Snack Mix:

Prepare as above except add 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon and 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger to the butter mixture.

Nutrition Facts (Caramel Snack Mix)

    Per serving:
  • 186 kcal cal.,
  • 9 g fat
  • (4 g sat. fat,
  • 9 mg chol.,
  • 122 mg sodium,
  • 27 g carb.,
  • 1 g fiber,
  • 2 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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