Chex Mix Candy

This sticky, gooey chex mix candy is the perfect combination of sweet and salty. You won't be able to keep your hands off of it!

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Ingredients
  • 1/2 12.8- ounce box Rice Chex cereal
  • 1/2 12- ponce box Golden Grahams cereal
  • 1/2 7- ounce bag shredded coconut
  • 1 1/2 sticks butter
  • 1 cups sugar
  • 1 cups corn syrup
  • 2 cups pretzel sticks
  • 1 cup holiday M&Ms
  • Muti-colored nonpareils sprinkles
Instructions
  1. Combine Rice Chex and Golden Grahams, coconut and pretzels in a large mixing bowl. Stir to combine.
  2. In a large sauce pan, cook butter, sugar and corn syrup to about 234 degrees (also known as the "soft ball" stage).  Pour the syrup over the cereal mixture and stir until thoroughly coated.
  3. Spread mixture out onto a large cookie sheet. Tip: Spray forks or spatulas with cooking spray and use them to spread the mixture out as much as possible.
  4. Sprinkle with M&Ms and nonpareils for color. Cool completely. Break into chunks for serving.
Recipe Notes

If you want to make the candy less sticky, separate the mixture into very thin layers on multiple sheet pans and bake in a hot oven (400 degrees or so) for a few minutes before adding the sprinkles and M&Ms. This should increase the temperature of the syrup mixture to the "hard crack" stage. Small chunks are key with that method, as the end result will be very hard to chew.