COOK corn syrup and sugar together in a large saucepan over medium heat, stirring to dissolve sugar. Bring mixture to a boil (Or in a 1 quart microwave-safe bowl; microwave on HIGH (100%) for 2 to 2-1/2 minutes until syrup boils). Remove from heat.
STIR in baking soda and peanut butter until blended thoroughly. Add dried fruit mixture and nuts; stir to combine. Stir in cereal until thoroughly coated.
POUR into greased 13 x 9-inch pan; pat into place.
TOP with mini chocolate chips and press down.
COOL and cut into squares.