Sweet and Nutty Snack Mix
4-1/2 cups party mix
OR 4-1/2 cups crispy multi-grain cereal
2 tablespoons Butter Shortening
1/2 cup chocolate chips
1/4 cup Creamy Peanut Butter
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
Measure party mix or cereal into a large mixing bowl.
In a microwave safe bowl melt shortening, chocolate chips and peanut butter on 50% power, checking at 1 minute intervals.
Remove mixture from microwave and stir in vanilla extract.
Pour over cereal and mix until well coated. Place confectioners sugar in a resealable plastic bag; add coated cereal and toss to coat well.
Spread double-coated cereal onto sheet of wax paper to cool. Pick up coated cereal with hands and store in an airtight container. Discard excess sugar.