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Clarion County Recipe of the Day: Chocolate Pecan Pie Snack Mix

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 @ 12:06 AM

Posted by J.C. Taggart

This chocolaty and nutty snack mix is perfect for a large group!

Chocolate Pecan Pie Snack Mix


4 cups Rice Chex
4 cups Chocolate Chex
4 cups Honey Nut Chex
2 cups coarsely chopped pecans, toasted
1 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup butter, cubed
1/3 cup light corn syrup
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
2 tablespoons shortening


~In a large bowl, combine cereals and pecans.

~In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine brown sugar, butter, and corn syrup. Microwave, uncovered, on high for two minutes, stirring once. Whisk in baking soda. Pour over cereal mixture; toss to coat.

~Cook in batches on high in a microwave-safe bowl for three minutes, stirring every minute. Spread onto waxed paper-lined baking sheets to cool completely.

~In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Drizzle over cereal mixture; refrigerate until set.

~Break into pieces. Store in an airtight container at room temperature.

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