Crunchy Caramel Corn Snack Mix Recipe

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Toni Spencer Modified: March 22, 2022
Crunchy Caramel Corn Snack Mix Recipe

How To Make Crunchy Caramel Corn Snack Mix

Movie nights will be better once you grab a bite of our yummy snack mix! It’s popcorn mixed with caramel, cereals and pretzels for a crunchy bite.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 40 minutes
Total: 55 minutes



  • 7cupspopcornplain, popped
  • 4cupscrispy rice cerealsuch as Chex
  • 2cupspretzelsmini
  • cupsFisher Pecan Halves
  • ½cupunsalted butterdiced into 1 tbsp pieces
  • 1cuplight brown sugarpacked
  • cup light corn syrup
  • 1pinchsalt
  • 1tspvanilla extract
  • ¼tspbaking soda


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Line a rimmed 18 x 13-inch baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat, then set aside.

  3. Add popped popcorn, rice cereal, pretzels and pecans to an extra large mixing bowl, then set aside.

  4. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat.

  5. Add in brown sugar and corn syrup then bring the mixture to a boil, stirring constantly.

  6. Once it reaches a boil, reduce heat to medium-low and allow to boil, without stirring, for 4 to 5 minutes.

  7. Remove from heat, then whisk in vanilla and baking soda.

  8. Pour the mixture over the popcorn then quickly but gently toss to evenly coat.

  9. Spread mixture evenly into prepared baking sheet.

  10. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes.

  11. Remove from the oven, toss the mixture then spread them into an even layer.

  12. Return to the oven and bake for 15 minutes more.

  13. Remove from oven, let cool then break into bite size pieces.

  14. Serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 2939.88kcal
  • Fat: 194.85g
  • Saturated Fat: 117.68g
  • Trans Fat: 7.44g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 52.55g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 10.38g
  • Carbohydrates: 321.94g
  • Fiber: 3.13g
  • Sugar: 277.46g
  • Protein: 8.21g
  • Cholesterol: 488.05mg
  • Sodium: 2054.90mg
  • Calcium: 130.81mg
  • Potassium: 237.22mg
  • Iron: 4.39mg
  • Vitamin A: 1553.42µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.07mg
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