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Popcorn Snack Mix


This popcorn snack mix is perfect the way it is - and will go fast! For a twist, add different candies for different holidays -- candy pumpkins at Halloween, or heart candies at Valentine's Day!

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  • 3 quarts popped popcorn
  • 4 cups Cheerios® cereal
  • 4 cups Corn or Rice Chex® cereal
  • 2 cups salted peanuts
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda


Servings 24
Cooking time 90mins


Step 1

In a large greased roasting pan, combine popcorn, cereal and peanuts.

In a large saucepan, combine brown sugar, corn syrup and butter; bring to a rolling boil. Boil for 6 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat; quickly stir in vanilla and baking soda until mixture is light and foamy.

Immediately pour over popcorn mixture; mix well.

Bake, uncovered, at 250°F for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Cool completely.

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