Monday, November 2, 2009

Halloween Fun

The Halloween characters at my house this year nibbled on mummy dogs and wormy mac n chz before heading out to trick or treat. Guests included a famous video game character, storybook beauties, a pair of sibling bears and one beautiful baby. The monster munch snack was a hit with everyone!

Monster Munch
4 cups assorted chex cereal
4 cups popped popcorn
1 cup honey-roasted cashews
1 cup roasted salted pumpkin seeds
¼ cup butter
6 tablespoons packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons light corn syrup
¼ teaspoon vanilla
¼ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1 cup candy corn

In a 4-quart microwavable bowl, mix cereal, popcorn, cashews and pumpkins seeds. Set aside.
In medium microwavable bowl, microwave butter, brown sugar, corn syrup and vanilla uncovered on High about 2 minutes or until mixture is boiling, stirring after 1 minute; stir in pumpkin pie spice. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated.
Microwave 5 to 6 minutes, stirring and scraping bowl after every minute. Spread on waxed paper to cool, about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally break up.
Stir in candy corn. Store in airtight container.

1 comment:

Gail said...

Dang, I could use some of that monster munch right now. And one of those yummy chicken enchiladas. (recipe please) And a glass of that good Cupcake wine. And a delicious apple bar. Have I mentioned that you out-did yourself that night????

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