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McPhersonSentinel - McPherson, KS
  • What's for Dinner: Caramel Cereal Snack Mix

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  • Ingredients
    •  8 cups Corn Pops
    •  1 cup salted peanuts
    •  2 cups packed brown sugar
    •  1 cup butter, cubed
    •  1/2 cup light corn syrup
    •  1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    •  1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    Directions
  • Preheat oven to 250°. In a large bowl, combine cereal and peanuts; set aside. In a large heavy saucepan, combine the brown sugar, butter and corn syrup; bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove from the heat. Stir in vanilla and baking soda (mixture will foam). Immediately pour over cereal mixture and toss to coat.
  • Spread into two greased 15x10x1-in. baking pans. Bake 1 hour, stirring every 20 minutes. Cool completely on wire racks. Store in airtight containers.Yield: 14 cups.
  • Nutritional Facts
    1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 306 calories, 14 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 246 mg sodium, 45 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.
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