March 9, 2012

Better than Sex Chex Mix

8 cups Chocolate Chex cereal
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
6 Tbsp butter or margarine
3 Tbsp light corn syrup
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1 cup Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, mini size
1 cup miniature marshmallows
1/2 cup caramel bits
1 Tbsp heavy cream
1/2 cup milk choc. chips
1/2 cup vanilla (white) choc. chips
1 tsp coarse sea salt (I left this out)

or chop up regular caramels)
1 Tbsp heavy cream
1/2 cup MILK chocolate baking chips (or more if you're a huge chocolate fan)
1/2 cup vanilla (white) chocolate baking chips
1 tsp coarse sea salt

Into large microwavable bowl, measure cereal; set aside. Line cookie sheet with waxed paper or foil.In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave brown sugar, butter and corn syrup uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until melted and smooth. Stir in baking soda until dissolved. Pour caramel mixture over cereal, stirring until evenly coated. Microwave on High 3 minutes, stirring every minute. Spread on cookie sheet. Cool 10 minutes. Break into bite-sized pieces.Make sure Chex mixture is cool to the touch (so candy doesn't melt.) Evenly sprinkle mini peanut butter cups candy and miniature marshmallows over Chex mixture.4In small microwavable bowl, microwave caramel baking bits and cream uncovered on High about 1 minute or until chips can be stirred smooth. Use a spoon or fork to drizzle over snack. Repeat with milk chocolate baking chips. Repeat again with vanilla (white) baking chips. Quickly sprinkle coarse salt over all while candy drizzles are still wet.Refrigerate until set. Break apart and store in tightly covered container. Perfect for gift giving!

recipe and photo courtesy of Quick Dish

1 comment:

The Daily Smash said...

Look AMAZING yum I need to try this,,,