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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Pumpkin Snack Mix

  • 3 quarts popped popcorn
  • 4 cups Cheerios
  • 4 cups Corn or Rice Chex
  • 2 cups salted peanuts
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 package (16 ounces) candy pumpkins

In a large greased roasting pan, combine the popcorn, cereal and peanuts. In a large saucepan, combine the brown sugar, corn syrup and butter; bring to a rolling boil. Boil for 6 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat; quickly stir in vanilla and baking soda until mixture is light and foamy.
Immediately pour over popcorn mixture; toss to coat. Bake, uncovered, at 250° for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Stir in candy pumpkins. Cool completely.Yield: about 5-1/2 quarts.

recipe source Taste of Home


  1. Aw I don't think we get all these ingredients in the UK!

    1. wow no candy pumpkins or what would not be halloween without them

  2. This is pretty amazing! A snack mix like this is perfect for the season and during parties as well. I really appreciate the recipe, thank you!

  3. I adore the simplicity of your blog! straight to the point recipe! and easy to follow! its like a cookbook on the internet! keep it up!

  4. That sounds like a great snack, especially for those in between hours when hunger pangs gnaw at you.

  5. That one looks tasty and it's also tempting at the same time!


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