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    Sweet Snack Mix

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    2 hrs 10 mins

    10 mins

    2 hrs

    Sweet Diva's Note:

    Adapted from Taste of Home, this tempting treat never lasts long around our house! The original recipe did not call for the dried fruits, but once when we were having neighborhood get-together I threw them in. Everyone loved the original recipe, but the response I got from the fruited version was so great that now I almost always make it that way. Both versions are sweetly satisfying! **NOTE** Cooking time is based on using my microwave method instead of the double-boiler and also includes cooling/set-up time.

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    1. 1
      In a large bowl, combine popcorn, cereal and peanuts.
    2. 2
      In the top of a double boiler over simmering water, melt coating and peanut butter,.
    3. 3
      stirring occasionally. (I actually combine the coating and peanut butter in a microwave-safe bowl; microwave for 1 1/2 - 2 minutes, stir, microwave for another 1 1/2 - 2 minutes, stir.
    4. 4
      Pour over popcorn mixture; stir to coat. Spread evenly on waxed paper.
    5. 5
      Allow to set for at least 2 hours.
    6. 6
      Store in an airtight container.
    7. 7
      Yield: 5-6 quarts.
    8. 8
      **Note** White candy coating is found in the baking section of most grocery stores. It is sometimes labeled "almond bark" or "candy coating" and is often sold in bulk packages of 1 to 1-1/2 pounds.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 10, 2011


      This is an excellent mix... salty & sweet! we were given this at Christmas and I ate most of the bowl so I had to find a way to replace the treat and I found this recipe that is very similar. The only difference was that our friend added m&m's to the mix and no dried fruit. I plan to add the fruit because I am sure it will be very tasty! You could get very creative with your "extras".

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    Nutritional Facts for Sweet Snack Mix

    Serving Size: 1 (1237 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1194.3
    Calories from Fat 716
    Total Fat 79.6 g
    Saturated Fat 24.7 g
    Cholesterol 12.4 mg
    Sodium 948.9 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 101.1 g
    Dietary Fiber 11.1 g
    Sugars 58.3 g
    Protein 32.7 g

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