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Sweet Snack Mix

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + standing

Makes

5-6 quarts

Tempt your troops with a twist on caramel corn, sent by Dee Georgiou of Omaha, Nebraska. "When I set out this nutty snack, the bowl empties fast," Dee says.

Ingredients

  • 14 cups popped popcorn
  • 2 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 2 cups salted peanuts
  • 1 pound white candy coating, coarsely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons creamy peanut butter

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the popcorn, cereal and peanuts. In a microwave, melt coating and peanut butter, stirring occasionally.
  2. Pour over popcorn mixture; stir to coat. Spread evenly on waxed paper. Allow to set for at least 2 hours. Store in an airtight container.
<B>Editor's Note:</B> White candy coating is found in the baking section of most grocery stores. It is sometimes labeled "almond bark" or "candy coating" and is often sold in bulk packages of 1 to 1-1/2 pounds.

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