Chex and Chocolate Party Mix
9 cup your faviorite chex brand cereals
2 cup shredded coconut optional
1 cup peanuts
1 cup paked light brown sugar
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 12-oz pkg (2 cup) semi-sweet chocolate morsels
1 1/2 cup raisins
Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Combine cereal, coconut and peanuts in large, small roasting pan. In small saucepan over medium heat, heat brown sugar, butter and corn syrup to boiling, stirring. Without stirring, boil 5 minutes.
Stir in vanilla and baking soda. Pour over cereal mixture, stir until evenly coated. Bake 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Cool, stirring frequently. Stir in morsels and raisins. Store in airtight container.