Caramel-coated spiced snack mix | Living the Country Life

Caramel-coated spiced snack mix

Customize this snack mix with your favorite nuts and dried fruits!

Number of Servings: 32
Serving Size: 1/2 cup
Prep: 15 min
Bake: 30 min at 300°

1 12-ounce box crispy corn and rice cereal (about 10 cups)
1-1/2 cups mixed nuts
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup light-colored corn syrup
1/2 cup butter
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1-1/2 cups chocolate-covered raisins
1-1/2 cups semisweet or milk chocolate pieces

1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. In a large roasting pan, stir together cereal and nuts; set aside.

2. In a small saucepan, stir together brown sugar, corn syrup, butter, cinnamon, and ginger. Cook and stir over medium heat until butter is melted and mixture is smooth. Pour over cereal mixture; stir gently to coat.

3. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes, stirring twice. Remove from oven. Spread mixture on a large piece of buttered foil to cool. Break into pieces. Stir in chocolate-covered raisins and the chocolate pieces. Store in an airtight container for up to 1 week. 16 cups (32 servings)

Nutrition Facts (per serving): 216 cal., 10 g total fat (5 g sat. fat), 10 mg chol., 30 g carb., 129 mg sodium, 1 g fiber,2 g pro.

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