Friday, October 23, 2009

Salted Caramel Chex Mix

{Salted Caramel Chex Mix}

1 cup butter

2 cups brown sugar

1/2 cup corn syrup

1 tsp salt

1/2 tsp baking soda

1 tsp real vanilla

6 quarts popped popcorn
3 cups Wheat Chex
3 cups Corn Chex
2 cups Craisins
1 cup honey roasted peanuts

Sprinkle of sea salt

Pop your popcorn, mix with ceareals, pretzles, craisins and peanuts, and set aside. Melt butter in heavy bottom pot add sugar syrup and salt. Bring to a boil stirring constantly. Boil without stirring for 5 minutes on medium heat. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla then stir in baking soda. The mixture will foam up so be careful. Butter a large roaster or two cookie sheets. Mix caramel with dry mixture until popcorn in coated with caramel mixture in pan. Sprinkle with sea salt. Place in middle of oven and bake at 250 degrees for 1 hour mixing every 15 minutes. Remove from oven and cool.

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