Recipes and Cooking Morning Caramel Snack Mix 3.0 (3) By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on September 1, 2014 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 25 mins Total Time: 25 mins Servings: 22 Yield: 11 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 1 cup packed brown sugar ½ cup butter 2 tablespoon light-color corn syrup ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla ½ teaspoon baking soda 4 cup round toasted oat cereal 2 cup miniature pretzel twists 2 cup bite-size square corn cereal 2 cup almonds, cashews, or peanuts 1 cup dried cranberries or raisins (optional) Directions The day before: Line two 15x10x1-inch baking pans with foil; coat foil with cooking spray. Set pans aside. In a large pot or Dutch oven combine brown sugar, butter, corn syrup, and salt. Cook and stir over medium-high heat until mixture comes to a gentle boil. Reduce heat to medium; cook for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla and baking soda. Stir in oat cereal, pretzels, corn cereal, almonds, and, if desired, dried cranberries until coated. Divide cereal mixture between the prepared baking pans; cool. Break mixture apart into bite-size pieces. Transfer to resealable plastic bags or airtight storage containers; seal or cover tightly. Let stand at room temperature overnight.* Tailgate day: Tote snack mix at room temperature. Provide moist towelettes when serving. *Tip: For longer storage, store at room temperature for up to 3 days. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 176 Calories 9g Fat 23g Carbs 3g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 22 Calories 176 % Daily Value * Total Fat 9g 12% Saturated Fat 3g 15% Cholesterol 11mg 4% Sodium 246mg 11% Total Carbohydrate 23g 8% Total Sugars 11g Protein 3g Vitamin C 1.8mg 9% Calcium 60.6mg 5% Iron 3.2mg 18% Potassium 118mg 3% Folate, total 84.7mcg Vitamin B-12 0.5mcg Vitamin B-6 0.2mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.