October 30, 2010

Halloween Party Mix

It's Halloween, so you're bound to eat junk food, right? So why not make this candy mix? This combination of ingredients is very addicting, and this recipe makes a big bowl. So make sure you share some!

Halloween Party Mix

1 11-oz. pkg twist pretzels
1 7 oz. pkg. mini peanut butter filled butter-flavored crackers like Ritz)
1 c. dry roasted peanuts
1 c. sugar
1/2 c. butter
1/2 c. light corn syrup
2 Tbsp. vanilla
1 tsp. baking soda
1 10-oz. pkg. M&Ms
1 16-oz pkg. candy corn

In a large bowl, combine pretzels, crackers, and peanuts. In a large saucepan, combine sugar, butter and corn syrup. Bring to a boil over medium heat; boil 5 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla and soda (mixture will foam). Pour over pretzel mixture; stir until coated. Pour into greased jelly roll pan. Bake at 250 for 45 minutes; stirring every 15 minutes. Break apart while warm. Toss with M&Ms and candy corn. Cool completely. Store in airtight container.

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