Welcome to my recipe blog! I started it when my brother, Mark, moved away and was in need of some recipes....or so I thought.... The goal is to post recipes that can be made quickly, easily, and inexpensively. If you have something to contribute, please let me know and I will be glad to add it!!

Saturday, December 13, 2008

Holiday Party Mix

9 cups oven-toasted corn cereral squares
4 cups popped popcorn
1 1/2 cups dry-roasted peanuts
1 cup packed light brown sugar
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 3/4 cups (10-oz. pkg.) Nestle Toll House Holiday Shapes and Morsels**
1 pkg. (7.5 oz.) Nestle Flipz White Fudge-covered Pretzels

Prehat oven to 250 degrees F. Grease large roasting pan.
Mix cereal, popped popcorn and peanuts in large bowl. Pour into prepared pan.
Combine brown sugar, butter and corn syrup in medium, heavy-duty saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil without stirring for 5 minutes. Remove from heat, stir in vanilla extract and baking soda. Pour evenly over cereal mixture, sitr to coat evenly.
Bake for 45 minutes stirring every 15 minutes. Cool completely in pan, stirring frequently to break apart mixture. Shir in Shape & Morsels and Flipz. Store in airtight container.

Makes about 5 quarts.

**If you can't find these use semi-sweet chocolate chips and white chocolate chips. At Christmas you can usually find some holiday shaped chips or colored white chocolate chips.

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