Frito Snack Mix
Source of Recipe
This blend of corn chips, pretzels, nuts and candies is tossed in a sweet syrup and baked. It's a great mix to have around for snacking and parties!
List of Ingredients
15.5 ounces Fritos corn chips
2 cups Rice Chex cereal
2 cups pretzel twists
1 1/2 cups nuts (walnuts, peanut, cashews suggested)
1 cup packed light brown sugar
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1 cup mini M&M's
Preheat oven to 350°F.
In a large bowl combine the Fritos, Chex, Pretzels and nuts. Set aside.
In a small saucepan melt the sugar, butter and corn syrup over medium heat. Let the mixture come to a boil and then boil for 4 minutes without stirring.
Remove the pan from heat and pour over the Frito mixture, stirring to coat evenly. Transfer the mix to a large roasting pan and bake for 8 minutes. Remove to stir and bake for an additional 8 minutes.
Transfer the mixture to a wax paper lined counter and let it cool completely before breaking into large clumps. When cooled sprinkle M&Ms over mix. Store in an airtight container for up to a week.
Makes 16 servings (1/2 cup ea.)