Caramel Corn Chex Mix

Ingredients

  • 3 cups Apple Cinnamon Chex cereal
  • 4 cups popcorn (air popped or popped on the stove)
  • 2 cups honey roasted peanuts
  • 8 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup Karo syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 250°F.
  2. Place popcorn in a roasting pan.
  3. In a small saucepan, melt butter and stir in the Karo syrup and brown sugar. Once melted, remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Pour over cereal mix and stir to coat.
  4. Bake for 45 minutes, stirring halfway though.
  5. Separate popcorn from pan while still warm.  Mix popcorn with Chex and peanuts in a bowl. Enjoy!

Adapted from A Few Short Cuts’ Caramel Corn Chex Mix recipe.

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Fall Chex Mix

Total time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cinnamon Chex cereal
  • 2 + 1/2 cups pretzel sticks
  • 1 + 1/2 cups candy corn
  • 2 cup almonds
  • 4 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons salt

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Mix almonds, maple syrup, and salt in a bowl.
  3. Spread almonds on a baking sheet in a single layer. Bake for 20 minutes, disturbing the almonds halfway though.
  4. Break almonds apart while still warm.
  5. Combine almonds, Chex cereal, pretzel sticks, and candy corn in a large bowl.

Adapted from The Wannabe Chef’s Salty-Sweet Halloween Chex Mix recipe.