Our Favorite Recipes: Better than Christmas Chex Mix

It is impossible to stop snacking on this sweet and salty mix from our Senior Account Manager, Jamie! Make a big batch before your holiday guests arrive and we are sure they’ll keep coming back for more!

 

Ingredients

8 cups chocolate Chex cereal
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
6 Tbsp butter
3 Tbsp light corn syrup
1/4 tsp baking soda
1 cup mini Reeses peanut butter cups
1/2 cup caramel bits
1 Tbsp heavy cream
1/2 cup milk chocolate chips
1/2 cup white chocolate chips
1 tsp coarse sea salt
 

Instructions

1. Pour measured cereal into a large microwaveable bowl. 

2. Line cookie sheet with waxed paper. 

3. In a 2 cup microwaveable measuring cup, microwave brown sugar, butter and corn syrup uncovered for 1 to 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute until melted and smooth.  Stir in baking soda until dissolved. 

4. Pour caramel mixture over cereal, stirring until evenly coated.  Microwave on high for 3 minutes, stirring every minute. 

5. Spread on cookie sheet and let it cool for 10 minutes.  Break into bite-sized pieces but make sure Chex mixture is cool to the touch. 

6. Evenly sprinkle mini peanut butter cups candy over Chex mixture.  In a small microwaveable bowl, microwave caramel baking bits and cream uncovered for 1 minute or until chips can be stirred smooth.  Use a fork or spoon to drizzle over Chex mixture.  Repeat with milk chocolate baking chips and again with the white chocolate baking chips. 

7. Quickly sprinkle coarse sea salt over the Chex mixture.  Refrigerate until set.  Break apart and store in a tightly covered container.

Sounds easy and delicious, doesn’t it? Let us know if you make this recipe by commenting below! 

 

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