Campfire S'mores Snack Mix Recipe

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Campfire S'mores Snack Mix Recipe

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Two crowd-pleasers, party mix and s’mores, become a sensation when you combine them. No campfire necessary —you can make this version ahead of time. —Mindee Curtis, Omaha, Nebraska
MAKES:
18 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:
18 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 6 cups Rice Chex
  • 2 cups Golden Grahams
  • 1 cup smoked almonds, coarsely chopped
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 3 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup miniature marshmallows
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon shortening

Directions

In a large bowl, combine cereals and almonds. In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine brown sugar, butter and corn syrup. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 2 minutes, stirring once.
Whisk in baking soda until dissolved (mixture will foam). Stir in marshmallows. Cook 30-60 seconds longer or until marshmallows are melted; stir until smooth. Pour over cereal mixture; toss to coat. Spread onto a waxed paper-lined baking sheet to cool.
In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Drizzle over cereal mixture; refrigerate until set. Break into pieces. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 3-1/2 quarts.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Campfire S'mores Snack Mix in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2015, p241

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 294 calories, 16g fat (6g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 271mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.

  • 6 cups Rice Chex
  • 2 cups Golden Grahams
  • 1 cup smoked almonds, coarsely chopped
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 3 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup miniature marshmallows
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon shortening
  1. In a large bowl, combine cereals and almonds. In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine brown sugar, butter and corn syrup. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 2 minutes, stirring once.
  2. Whisk in baking soda until dissolved (mixture will foam). Stir in marshmallows. Cook 30-60 seconds longer or until marshmallows are melted; stir until smooth. Pour over cereal mixture; toss to coat. Spread onto a waxed paper-lined baking sheet to cool.
  3. In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Drizzle over cereal mixture; refrigerate until set. Break into pieces. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 3-1/2 quarts.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Campfire S'mores Snack Mix in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2015, p241

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