- 3 quarts popped popcorn
- 4 cups Cheerios
- 4 cups Corn or Rice Chex
- 2 cups salted peanuts
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 3/4 cup corn syrup
- 1/4 cup butter, cubed
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- In a large greased roasting pan, combine the popcorn, cereal and peanuts. In a large saucepan, combine brown sugar, corn syrup and butter; bring to a rolling boil. Boil for 6 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Remove from the heat; quickly stir in vanilla and baking soda until mixture is light and foamy. Immediately pour over popcorn mixture; mix well. Bake, uncovered, at 250° for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Cool completely. Yield: about 5-1/2 quarts.
Reviews for Sweet and Salty Popcorn
"I added 1/2 c. of creamy peanut butter. We liked the altered version just as much as the original."
"My nephews loved them! ;=)"
"This mix is delicious and fun to make. My family loves it and is more than willing to make it many more times. This is a recipe we'll be keeping."