Eat-It-Up Snack Mix
Eat-It-Up Snack Mix might be just the hor d'oeuvre you are searching for. One serving contains 303 calories, 7g of protein, and 14g of fat. This recipe serves 11. If you have honey-roasted peanuts, butter, candy corn and/or candy pumpkins, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 45 minutes.
In a 4-quart microwave-safe bowl, mix together cereal, popcorn, peanuts and pumpkin seeds; set aside. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine butter, brown sugar, corn syrup and vanilla. Microwave, uncovered on high setting for about 2 minutes, until mixture is boiling; stir after one minute. Stir in spice.
Pour over cereal mixture and stir until evenly coated. Microwave 5 minutes, stirring after every minute.
Let cool for about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally to break up any large pieces.
Add candy and toss to mix. Store in an airtight container.