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Fall Snack Mix

I found this mix on Pinterest and it is just delicious! Again, I have altered it a little bit because it didn’t quite turn out like I expected it would the first time. I’ll post the original recipe, then my altered version.

Original recipe (from http://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/crunchy-peanut-butter-mix/5c29c528-3c79-4c6b-9f02-4f3e133c6e94 )

Ingredients
4 cups Golden Grahams® cereal
2 cups Cocoa Puffs® cereal
2 cups thin pretzel sticks (2 1/4 inch)
1 cup candy-coated peanut butter candies
1 cup dry-roasted peanuts
10 oz white chocolate baking bars or squares, chopped
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1/2 cup powdered sugar

Directions

In large bowl, mix cereals, pretzels, peanut butter candies and peanuts; set aside.

In 1-quart microwavable bowl, microwave white chocolate and butter uncovered on High about 1 minute, stirring once, until melted and chocolate can be stirred smooth. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated.

In large resealable food-storage plastic bag, toss half of the cereal mixture with 1/4 cup of the powdered sugar until evenly coated. Spread on waxed paper to cool. Repeat with remaining cereal mixture and remaining 1/4 cup powdered sugar. Store tightly covered at room temperature.

When I made my first batch, the white chocolate didn’t melt well. It was clumpy and didn’t mix smoothly with the rest of the mix so I changed it a bit on my second batch:

Ingredients
4 cups Golden Grahams® cereal
2 cups Cocoa Puffs® cereal
2 cups thin pretzel sticks (2 1/4 inch)
1 cup candy-coated peanut butter candies
1 cup dry-roasted peanuts
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1/2 cup powdered sugar

Directions
Mix Golden Graham, Cocoa Puffs, pretzels sticks, and peanuts. Slicing butter thinly, place on top of the mix. Microwave in 30-second increments, stirring in-between, for about 1 1/2 minutes to evenly coat the mix in butter. Place 1/4 cup powered sugar in resealable bag and toss in half the mix and half the peanut butter candies. Toss to coat. Repeat with the other 1/4 cup powdered sugar, rest of the mix and other half of candies. Lay on wax paper to cool. Store tightly covered, room temp.

And most importantly, enjoy!

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