6 cups popped popcorn
2 cups Rice Chex
2 cups Cheerios or chow mein noodles
2 cups pretzel sticks
1 cup dry roasted salted peanuts
Put popcorn, Chex, Cheerios, pretzels and peanuts in a large pan. Pour syrup over popcorn mixture, mixing well. Bake at 250 degrees F for 1 hour. Mix every 10 to 15 minutes, making sure all ingredients are well coated. Cool pan and put in airtight container. Freezes well.
1/2 cup butter
1 cup packed light brown sugar
1/4 cup light Karo syrup
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Bring butter, brown sugar and Karo syrup to a slow boil and let boil for 5 minutes, mixing constantly. Remove from heat and add baking soda and vanilla extract.