Peanut Butter-Chocolate Snack Mix


  • 6 cups popped popcorn
  • 4 cups crisp, very small rice cereal squares
  • 1 cup peanuts
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ⅔ cup light corn syrup
  • 2 Tbsp. butter or margarine
  • ½ cup (4 oz.) semi-sweet chocolate pieces
  • ½ cup (4 oz.) peanut butter pieces
  • 1 tsp. Sauer's Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 cup dark seedless raisins


1. Place popcorn, cereal, and peanuts in a large bowl.

2. In a 2-quart heavy saucepan, combine sugar, corn syrup, and butter; bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.

3. Remove from heat; stir in chocolate and peanut butter pieces, and vanilla, stirring until melted.

4. Pour hot mixture over ingredients in bowl; stir, coating well.

5. Spoon into a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan. Bake in a preheated very slow oven (250°F) for 45 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes.

6. Remove from oven; stir in raisins.

7. Spoon onto a sheet of aluminum foil to cool.