Trick-Or-Treat Caramel Pretzel Chex Mix

Trick-Or-Treat Caramel Pretzel Chex Mix is a gluten free snack perfect for Halloween

Trick-Or-Treat Caramel Pretzel Chex Mix

Trick-Or-Treat Caramel Pretzel Chex Mix for Halloween this year! Yes this is my favorite mix with a salty caramel taste in every bag that I fill.

Trick-Or-Treat Caramel Pretzel Chex Mix

One bite and you can’t stop eating it while you make it. The best part, it’s gluten free too!

I remember as a kid being able to go trick-or-treat to everyones house in the neighborhood. You would make your own custom and used some imagination to make it.

Trick-Or-Treat Caramel Pretzel Chex MixToday kids have a store bought and most of the time it’s an action hero or a Disney character. Things have changed in so many ways where everything has become store bought. The one thing that has become very popular now are house parties with tons of decorations to be scary!

Trick-Or-Treat Caramel Pretzel Chex MixFun Fact About Halloween

The practices of Halloween comes from the Celtic paganism in the British Isles, and the feast of Samhain for the new year. They believed it was the time that ghosts and spirits came out to haunt. On this day, the Celts would appease the spirits by leaving them treats. The feast was celebrated in Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and parts of Britain. As American as this holiday has become the original roots are roots are Celtic-European.

Trick-Or-Treat Caramel Pretzel Chex Mix
I always make Trick-Or-Treat Caramel Pretzel Chex Mix for a Halloween Party. It’s easy and I have yet to meet someone that does not like it.

Trick-Or-Treat Caramel Pretzel Chex Mix

The combination of salty and sweet is heaven! I can’t put it down :> Then I bag them for individuals to have there own to snack.

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Trick-Or-Treat Caramel Pretzel Chex Mix
Prep Time
2 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
47 mins
 
Tasty treats for Halloween
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: gluten free snack, halloween treat
Servings: 16 bags
Calories: 643 kcal
Author: Lizzy Loves Food
Ingredients
For the Sauce
  • 1 cup Butter melted
  • 1 cup Brown Sugar packed
  • 2 Tablespoons Vanilla Extract
For the Mix
  • 1 box Gluten-Free Rice Chex
  • 5 cups Gluten-Free Pretzels
  • 2 bags of Candy Corn
  • 1 bag of peanuts which is about 2 cups
  • 1 bag M&M's
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 300°F.
  2. Melt the butter, brown sugar and vanilla in a sauce pan with constant whisking on medium heat.
  3. It should look life caramel when done.
  4. In a VERY large bowl, add the Chex cereal, pretzels and peanuts
  5. Pour the sauce over the mixture and toss gently until evenly coated.
  6. Line two large baking sheets with parchment paper.
  7. Divide mixture on the two baking sheets and spread in even layers.
  8. Bake for 45 minutes and stir every 15 minutes.
  9. Remove from the oven and allow it to cool.
  10. Add the mixture to a large bowl, along with the candy corn and M&M's and mix together.
  11. Store in a large ziplock bag or bag in 16 individual bags.
  12. I got 1 1/2 cups for my 16 bags.
Nutrition Facts
Trick-Or-Treat Caramel Pretzel Chex Mix
Amount Per Serving
Calories 643 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26g 40%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Cholesterol 30mg 10%
Sodium 1398mg 58%
Potassium 180mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 96g 32%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 21g
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 11.9%
Vitamin C 3.4%
Calcium 8.4%
Iron 27.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

 

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