Frito Party Mix
A Sensationally Salty-Sweet Snack
A spin-off of an old family favorite - nuts and bolts party mix - this Fall Frito Party Mix is a crunchy snack that's sure to delight the senses, thanks to our crunchy corn favorite - the Frito. Flashback 1932. The Depression. $100 to buy the recipe. And a few minutes down the road in San Antonio the Frito was born. Fritos are a tasty Texas original that deserves its own special party mix!
Time To Prepare:
About an hour (includes a little time for cooling).
You can dial up or down the salt in this recipe by using salted or unsalted nuts. Or you can give the mix a sprinkle of kosher salt on top while it's cooling.
Add a touch of fall color to your snack mix by using Halloween-colored or Harvest-themed M&Ms. You can order them online!
Fancy the Frito? In addition to enjoying Fritos atop cheese burgers, salads and tacos you can enjoy them to scoop up mounds of our signature Southwestern Salad.
8 - 10 Ounces | Fritos Corn Chips 3 Cups | Rice Chex Cereal 3 Cups | Mini Pretzel Twists 1 Cup | Texas Pecan Halves 1 Cup | Peanuts 1 Cup | Cashews 1 Cup | Light Brown Sugar ½ Cup (1 stick) | Butter ½ Cup | Light Corn Syrup
1 - 2 Cups | M&Ms
What To Do:
1. In a large bowl gently combine the Fritos, Chex cereal, pretzels, pecans, peanuts, and cashews.
2. Preheat your oven to 350°F. 3. To make the caramel-like sauce, in a small saucepan over medium-high heat melt the butter, sugar, and corn syrup. Bring to a boil for 4 minutes, without stirring. What could be easier?!
4. Remove the sauce from the stovetop and pour it over the Frito mixture, stirring well to coat. 5. Pour the mixture on a large cookie sheet and bake in your preheated oven for 8 minutes. Stir and bake an additional 8 minutes. 6. Remove the party mix from the oven spread it out onto wax or parchment paper, and let it cool.
7. Sprinkle the M&Ms on top before bagging/serving.
To serve: Transfer your party mix to a serving bowl, gift bags, or muffin cups for individual snacking. This mix is great for gift giving! Enjoy!
Joe Paul Reider
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