Sweet Chex Mix

(from jenifl0w3r’s recipe box)

Source: Co-Worker, Kris

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Serves 6 people

Categories: Appetizer, Snack


  • 1 Small box of Crispex Cereal
  • 2 sticks of butter
  • 2 cups of light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp of baking soda
  • 1/2 cup of light Karo syrup
  • 1 can of halves/pieces of cashew
  • 1 1/2 cups of plan M&Ms


  1. In a very large bowl, mix the box of cereal and the cashews together.

  2. Set them aside.

  3. In a medium sized bowl, melt the butter in the microwave.

  4. After butter is melted add the brown sugar and the Karo syrup.

  5. Mix well and then put back into the microwave for approximately 3-5 minutes. It needs to boil, but be careful because you don’t want it to boil over.

  6. Take out the bowl, add the baking soda and stir. They solution will become a little cloudy.

  7. Mix well to get the baking soda distributed.

  8. After it is mixed well, pour over the cereal/cashew mixture and mix well again.

  9. After you have it mixed well, put back in microwave for 1 minute.

  10. While this is in the microwave, get a cooking sheet and cover it with waxed paper.

  11. Take the mixture out of the microwave, mix it up again.

  12. Repeat this process 3 times.

  13. After you have completed this step 3 times. Add the M&M’s into the mixture and stir again and then pour it onto the cooking sheet.

  14. Let the mixture harden for about 10-15 minutes and place back in the very large bowl.

  15. ENJOY!!!

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