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Caramel Cheetos

October 9, 2014 |
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Recipe courtesy of Gail Fuller
as seen on episode “NC State Fair”, season 4

Ingredients:

  • 1 9 ½ oz. bag Cheetos
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup LIGHT OR DARK KARO SYRUP
  • ½ cup butter
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. vanilla

Directions:

Preheat oven to 225 degrees. Place Cheetos in a large greased, oven safe bowl. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, melt butter, brown sugar, corn syrup and salt. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Boil without stirring for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and add baking soda and vanilla. Pour over Cheetos and stir to coat. Place in preheated oven and bake for 1 hour stirring every 15 minutes. Remove from oven and spread on a baking sheet, separating each piece. Cool completely and store in an airtight container.

Makes 6-8 servings

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