Holiday Sweet and Salty Snack Mix
 
 
Ingredients
  • 1 (12.8 oz.) box RICE CHEX CEREAL
  • 8 oz. PRETZELS
  • 1 (16 oz.) jar DRY ROASTED PEANUTS
  • 1 medium size bag HOLIDAY M&Ms
  • 2 sticks BUTTER
  • 1⅓ cups BROWN SUGAR
  • ⅓ cup LIGHT CORN SYRUP or HONEY
  • ½ teaspoon BAKING SODA
  • *Optional - CANDY CORN/MELLOCREME PUMPKINS or other holiday candy, depending on the season
Instructions
  1. Mix cereal and pretzels in a large bowl, set aside.
  2. In a saucepan over medium heat, combine butter, brown sugar and corn syrup (or honey). Bring to a boil. Boil for 4 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat, stir in baking soda.
  3. Pour syrup mixture over cereal and pretzels. Stir well.
  4. Dump into large paper grocery bag. Fold top of bag over a couple of times. Put into microwave, heat for 1 minute.
  5. Shake bag, heat another minute. Add peanuts. Shake bag, heat another minute.
  6. Spread on waxed paper. Cool and add M&Ms and candy corn.
Recipe by Crumbs and Chaos at http://www.crumbsandchaos.net/2014/10/holiday-sweet-salty-snack-mix/