Caramel Snack Mix
* 1 (15 ounce) bag thin pretzel sticks
*1 (12 ounce) bag oyster crackers
*1 (12 ounce) can peanuts
*1/2 cup butter
*1 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
*1/4 cup corn syrup
*1 teaspoon kosher salt
*1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
*1/4 teaspoon baking soda
~Preheat oven to 250 degrees.
~Spray a jelly roll pan or roasting pan with a cooking spray.
~Add pretzels, crackers & peanuts to pan.
~Melt butter in a large heavy saucepan over medium heat.
~Stir in brown sugar, corn syrup and salt.
~Bring to a full boil.
~Reduce heat and boil 5 minutes.
~Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and baking soda.
~Pour immediately over pretzel mixture.
~Stir until everything is well coated.
~Bake 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes.
~Remove from oven and break apart when cool enough to handle.
~Store in a ziplock bag.