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Halloween Caramel Chex Mix

A fun treat for the holiday!

Halloween Caramel Chex Mix

6 cups corn chex cereal
3 cups pretzels
2 cups peanuts or favorite nut
2 cups candy corn M&Ms

1 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup butter
1/4 cup light corn syrup
pinch of salt
1/4 tsp baking soda

Heat oven to 250°F
Line large cookie sheet with foil
In a large bowl combine cereal, pretzels and nuts
In a small saucepan stir together brown sugar, butter, corn syrup and salt
Cook and stir for 8-9 minutes over medium-high heat until mixture begins to boil
Boil 1 minute stirring constantly
Remove from heat and stir in baking soda
Pour over cereal mixture and evenly coat
Spread mixture onto cookie sheet
Bake for 30 minutes stirring half way through
Cool for at least 10-15 minutes
Stir in M&Ms

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

It is no secret I am a fan of all things pumpkin.  These are so simple, but really hit the spot when you are wanting a quick pumpkin treat!

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

1 box spice cake mix
1 small can pumpkin puree
1 egg, beaten
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350°F
Stir cake mix, pumpkin and egg until fully combined
Fold in chocolate chips
Use cookie scoop to drop onto greased cookie sheet
Grease back of spoon and gently press on each cookie to flatten (optional)
Bake for 10-12 minutes
Remove from cookie sheet and let cool on rack

Mississippi Mudd

A new take on an old favorite!  They are very rich, but oh so good!

Mississippi Mudd
1 cup butter 1/2 cup cocoa powder 2 1/2 cups milk chocolate chips, divided 2 cups sugar 4 eggs, beaten 1 Tbl vanilla 1 cup flour 1/2 tsp salt 1 (7oz) jar marshmallow creme
Directions Preheat oven to 325°F Melt butter and 1/2 cup chocolate chips in microwave in 30 second increments until smooth Stir in cocoa powder, sugar, eggs, vanilla, flour and salt until combined Pour into a greased 9x13 pan Bake for 30-35 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean when poked in the center Spread marshmallow creme over warm brownies In a small bowl melt 2 cups chocolate chips in microwave for 30 second increments until smooth Pour and smooth over top of marshmallow creme Allow to set and cool completely