Tijuana Trash

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by EdsGirlAngie

The most fiendishly addictive snack mix I've ever had! You can pump up the red pepper if you like; I like it just like this, however. And, you can "mix up" the nuts a bit, but I like those salty Spanish peanuts and some almonds, perhaps even Smokehouse almonds. Make a big batch for your next party; you can't stop eating it!

Top Review by AndreaVT96

I made this recipe yesterday for a New Year's Eve party. I followed the directions exactly and followed the suggestions from the poster. It was easy to make and turned out well. However, I was not overly impressed with the taste. I thought it was OK. A couple of the people at our party ate it and said it was good, but there was a lot left over. Since I really didn't care for the taste of it, I ended up giving the rest away. Thanks for sharing, but I probably will not make again.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees F.
  2. Combine tortilla chips, cereal, popcorn and nuts in a large roasting pan.
  3. (Lining the pan with foil first helps the clean-up later--).
  4. Combine corn syrup, butter, brown sugar, chili powder, cinnamon and cayenne pepper in a small saucepan and heat to boiling.
  5. Pour over the cereal-popcorn mixture in the pan; stir to coat thoroughly.
  6. Bake uncovered 1 hour, stirring every 20 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven and turn onto a sheet of waxed paper to cool.
  8. will keep in an airtight container for about 2 weeks.

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