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.
Total TimePrep: 25 min. Bake: 30 min.
- 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
- 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 15x10x1-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.
Nutrition Facts1/2 cup: 399 calories, 25g fat (4g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 315mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 3g fiber), 6g protein.
Originally published as Corn Chip Crunch in Country Woman Christmas 2004