Caramel Corn Snack Mix


This is a sweet party snack mix recipe.

Original recipe makes 15 cups


8 cups popped popcorn
4 cups crispy rice cereal squares
2 cups small pretzel twists
1 cup pecan halves
1 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup butter
1/4 cup light corn syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon baking soda


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, combine the popcorn, cereal, pretzels and pecans.
  3. In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the brown sugar, butter and corn syrup. Cook and stir until mixture comes to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low; cook without stirring for 5 minutes.
  4. Remove saucepan from heat and stir in vanilla and baking soda. Pour over popcorn mixture and toss until evenly coated.
  5. Bake at 300 degrees F (150 degrees F) for 30 minutes, stirring after 15 minutes. Transfer to large piece of parchment paper and cool completely. Break into chunks once cool.


Calories: 252 kcal
Carbohydrates: 33.5 g
Cholesterol: 16 mg
Fat: 13.2 g
Fiber: 1.5 g
Protein: 2.2 g
Sodium: 291 mg