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Taco Crunch Mix

Taco Crunch Mix

Taco Crunch Mix

  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: Makes 1 gallon

Spicy, sweet and addictive. Perfect for catering.

Ingredients

  • 4 c. corn or rice cereal squares
  • 3 c. pretzels
  • 3 c. corn tortilla chips, bite-size
  • 3 c. cheesy fish crackers
  • 3 c. square wheat snack crackers
  • 1 c. peanuts, salted
  • 4 oz. butter or margarine
  • 2 oz. (fluid) corn syrup, light OR dark
  • ¼ c. brown sugar
  • ¼ c. Taco Seasoning Blend

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 250F.
  2. Spray a large roasting pan with cooking spray.
  3. Combine cereal, pretzels, tortilla chips, crackers and peanuts in the roasting pan.
  4. Melt butter in a medium saucepan.
  5. Add corn syrup, brown sugar and taco seasoning mix.
  6. Bring to a boil over medium-heat, stirring constantly.
  7. Pour over cereal mixture; tossing to coat well.
  8. Bake 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes.
  9. Cool, stirring frequently.
  10. Store in tightly covered container.