Game-Day Sweet & Salty Snack Mix
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes plus cooling
Makes: about 9 cups
Schnucks nonstick cooking spray
1/2 cup Schnucks unsalted butter (1 stick)
1 cup packed Schnucks light brown sugar
1/4 cup Schnucks light corn syrup
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon Schnucks baking soda
1/2 teaspoon Schnucks pure vanilla extract
1 bag (7.5 ounces) original Bugles® corn snacks (about 7 cups)
1/2 cup Schnucks dry roasted peanuts
1/2 cup Schnucks lightly salted cashew halves & pieces
1. Preheat oven to 300°F. Spray large rimmed baking pan with cooking spray.
2. In 2- to 3-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add sugar, corn syrup and salt; heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil 5 minutes, stirring once or twice. Remove saucepan from heat; stir in baking soda and vanilla.
3. Meanwhile, in large bowl, toss together Bugles, peanuts and cashews. Slowly drizzle syrup mixture over snack mixture; with rubber spatula, toss until well coated with syrup. Evenly spread snack mix onto prepared pan. Bake 15 minutes. Remove pan from oven; with spatula, stir well. Bake 12 to 15 minutes longer or until lightly browned. Cool completely in pan on wire rack, stirring several times to separate pieces while cooling.
Each 3/4 cup: about 340 calories, 20 g total fat (11 g saturated),20 mg cholesterol, 410 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 21 g sugars, 4 g protein