Sweet Crispix Mix
Recipe from Family Circle

This sweetened mix of cheese crackers, cereal, nuts, and pretzels makes the perfect anytime snack recipe. Make a double batch and serve it on game day.


Sweet Crispix Mix

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Yield: 18 cups
Prep Time: 10 mins
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Ingredients
  • 1   box 
    (12 ounces) Crispix cereal
  • 1/2  pound 
    pecan halves
  • 1/2  can 
    (11 ounces) deluxe mixed nuts
  • 1   cup 
    small pretzel rings
  • 1   cup 
    cheese crackers (such as cheez-it crackers)
  • 1   cup 
    (2 sticks) butter
  • 1/2  cup 
    light corn syrup
  • 2   cups 
    light brown sugar
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    baking soda
  •  
    pinch cream of tartar
Directions
1.
Heat oven to 300 degrees F. Spray two baking sheets with nonstick cooking spray.
2.
In a large bowl, mix together the cereal, pecans, mixed nuts, pretzels and cheese crackers. Set aside.
3.
In a medium-size saucepan, melt the butter over medium-low heat. Stir in the corn syrup and brown sugar. Cook mixture for 5 minutes, stirring continuously. Take off heat and stir in the baking soda and cream of tartar.
4.
Carefully pour hot mixture over cereal, stirring with a wooden spoon to coat all ingredients. Divide mixture evenly over both baking sheets. Bake at 300 degrees F for 15 minutes, stirring twice.
5.
Let mixture cool on baking sheets and break apart. Store in plastic bags or sealed containers.
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