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A large mug of caramel chex mix spilling out onto a kitchen towel
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Caramel Chex Mix

The Perfect Blend of Sweet & Salty in this Snack Mix! Plus it's Perfect for Parties! Loaded with Chex, Peanuts, Pretzels and Coated in a Caramel!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16
Calories: 644kcal
Author: Julie Evink


  • 12 oz Corn Chex cereal
  • 16 oz unsalted roasted peanuts
  • 2 c. pretzel rods
  • 2 c. brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 c. butter
  • 3/4 c. light corn syrup
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda


  • Layout wax paper on counter, spray with non-stick cooking spray.
  • In a brown grocery bag mix together Chex cereal, peanuts and pretzels.You can double bag this if you desire.
  • In a medium sized saucepan mix together brown sugar, salt, butter and light corn syrup. Bring to a boil for two minutes. Add baking soda and stir.
  • Pour syrup mixture over dry ingredients. Fold down top of paper bag and place bag in microwave. Microwave for 1 minute, shake bag. Repeat for a total of four times or four minutes.
  • Spread mixture on prepared wax paper and let cool. Break apart when cool.
  • Store in airtight container.


Calories: 644kcal | Carbohydrates: 79g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Cholesterol: 92mg | Sodium: 735mg | Potassium: 131mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 40g | Vitamin A: 1765IU | Vitamin C: 6.2mg | Calcium: 110mg | Iron: 7.9mg