Spicy Chocolate Snack Mix

The candy coating on this mixture of salty popcorn, chocolate cereal and savory snack crackers adds sweet and spicy flavors. It’s a combination that’s hard to resist.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Servings: 20

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups popped popcorn
  • 3 cups Kellogg’s Krave® Double Chocolate cereal Buy Now
  • 2 cups
  • 1 cup lightly salted dry roasted almonds or lightly salted dry roasted peanuts
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper

Directions:

1. Line 17 x 12 x 1-inch pan with parchment paper. Set aside.

2. In large bowl toss together popcorn, KELLOGG’S KRAVE Double Chocolate cereal, SUNSHINE CHEEZ-IT Original Crackers and almonds. Set aside.

3. In medium saucepan melt butter over medium-low heat. Stir in brown sugar and corn syrup. Bring to boiling over medium heat. Boil for 2 minutes. Stir in chili powder, salt, cumin, cinnamon and red pepper. Pour over popcorn mixture. Toss until completely coated. Spread in prepared pan. Bake, uncovered, at 250° F for 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes. Cool completely in pan on wire rack.

4. Break popcorn mixture into chunks. Store in airtight container.