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Corn Chip Crunch

 Corn Chip Crunch
Folks can't seem to stop eating this sweet and salty treat when I serve it. A nice twist on popcorn or cereal snack mixed, it's great for munching on during holiday movies and parades or football games.
16 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 6 cups corn chips
  • 1-1/2 cups dry roasted peanuts
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup dark corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed

Directions

  • In a large heat-proof bowl, combine corn chips and peanuts. In a
  • small saucepan, combine the brown sugar, corn syrup and butter.
  • Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Pour over
  • corn chip mixture; toss to coat.
  • Transfer to a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at
  • 250° for 30-40 minutes; stirring every 15 minutes. Spread onto
  • waxed paper; cool. Break apart and store in airtight containers.
  • Yield: 8 cups.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 399 calories, 25 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 315 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 6 g protein.