Sweet and Salty Party Mix

Whip this up for yourself or some deserving guests and prepare to watch it disappear! Sweet, salty, crunchy & not-too-decadent this is perfect party treat:

Serves 8-10


  • 8 oz peanut butter filled pretzel nuggets
  • 8 oz. roasted & salted peanuts
  • 8 oz. ridged potato chips
  • 6 oz. chocolate covered raisins
  • 8 oz. air popped salted popcorn
  • 10 oz. rice cereal squares
  • 10 oz. Brown Sugar Coffee Cake soft-baked biscotti, roughly chopped (about 2 packages or 10 cookies)

 Caramel Sauce:

  • 3/4 c. (1½ sticks) salted butter
  • 1/2 c. light corn syrup (or brown rice or tapioca syrup)
  • 3/4 c. packed light brown sugar
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tbsp. pure vanilla extract
  • Flaky sea salt for garnish


  • Pre-heat oven to 225 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • In large bowl, combine all dry ingredients except the chocolate covered raisins.  
  • In a medium saucepan on the stove top, melt the butter. Let brown if desired. Add the corn syrup and brown sugar and let come to a boil. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and baking soda. Set aside.
  • Slowly distribute warm caramel sauce all over dry ingredients and use rubber spatula to carefully combine. Spread mixture out onto sheet pan in 1 even layer on parchment paper.  
  • Bake for 20–25 minutes, moving party mix around every 5–7 minutes with spatula to ensure even baking and get the pieces underneath warm and brown.
  • Remove from oven. While still warm, sprinkle sea salt on mixture. Let cool, add the chocolate covered raisins and store or package.

Stays fresh in sealed container for up to 4 days (← though ours NEVER lasts that long in the house!)

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