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Kentucky Bourbon Bacon Chex Mix*

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Kentucky Bourbon Bacon Chex Mix*
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 45 min
  • Servings 20
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The flavours of the Bluegrass State, bourbon, bacon and pecans, combine in this delicious snack mix that starts with two bags of Chex Mix*.
Aug 20, 2014

Ingredients

  • 2 bags (248 g each) Chex Mix* Traditional Snack Mix
  • 1 cup (250 mL) pecan halves
  • 1/2 lb (250 g) bacon (6 to 8 slices), crisply cooked and crumbled
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) butter
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) light corn syrup
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) bourbon
  • 3/4 tsp (3 mL) chipotle chili powder

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 300ºF. Line two 15x10x1-inch pans with foil. Spray foil with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix snack mix, pecans and bacon. Set aside.
  • 2
    In 2-quart saucepan, heat brown sugar, butter and corn syrup over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until bubbly around edges. Cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally; remove from heat. Cool 2 minutes. Carefully stir in bourbon and chipotle chili powder. Pour over snack mixture; toss until evenly coated.
  • 3
    Spread snack mixture on pans. Bake 15 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes, to caramelize mixture. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Break into pieces. Store covered in refrigerator.

Nutrition Information

230 Calories, 12g Total Fat, 3g Protein, 24g Total Carbs, 9g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 20 Servings (1/2 Cup Each)
Calories
230
Total Fat
12g
Saturated Fat
4g
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
Sodium
380mg
Total Carbs
24g
Dietary Fiber
1g
Sugars
9g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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