Party Mix

2 (12 oz) boxes Rice Chex cereal
1 (12 oz) bag of peanuts (optional)
2 cups mini pretzels or pretzel sticks
2 sticks lactose free butter
2 cups brown sugar
1/2 cup corn syrup
1 large brown paper bag (grocery sack)

In a small saucepan, bring the margarine, brown sugar and syrup to a hard boil for about 1-2 minutes. Pour the cereal, peanuts, and pretzels into the brown paper bag. Pour hot sugar mix over the cereal mix. Microwave for 1 minute on high. Remove and shake well. Microwave 4 more times, stopping each time after 1 minute to shake. Dump into a large plastic bowl to let cool. After the mixture starts to cool, break apart large pieces. Store in a covered container.

Recipe submitted by:
Anne Covino; MA

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