Monday, March 14, 2011

Pot o’ Gold Chex Mix

Recipe and picture from Quick Dish

4 cups Lucky Charms cereal
2 cups Corn Chex cereal
1 1/2 cups broken mini-pretzel twists (about 65 twists)
1 cup dry-roasted peanuts
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup butter
2 Tbsp corn syrup
1/8 tsp baking soda
1/4 cup green mini candy-coated milk chocolate candies

In a large microwavable bowl, place cereals, pretzels
and peanuts; set aside. In 2-cup microwavable measuring
cup, microwave brown sugar, butter and corn syrup
uncovered on High about 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute,
until melted and smooth. Stir in baking soda until dissolved.
Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated.
Microwave uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring and
scraping bowl every 30 seconds, just until cereal begins to brown.
Cool 5 minutes; stir in candies. Spread on waxed paper to cool;
break into bite-size pieces. Place in gold foil baking cups if desired.
Store in airtight container.

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