Cereal-Almond Brittle

Cereal-Almond Brittle

Need an easy cookie jar treat? Whip this one up in minutes using whole grain cereal.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

1:10

Hr:Mins

Makes

14

servings

2
cups Cheerios® cereal
2
cups Cinnamon Toast Crunch® cereal
2
cups oats
1
cup sliced almonds
1/2
cup butter or margarine
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/3
cup real maple or maple-flavored syrup
  1. Heat oven to 300°F. Line 1 large (17x14-inch) cookie sheet or 2 (15x10x1-inch) pans with foil; spray foil with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix both cereals, the oats and almonds; set aside.
  2. In 1-quart saucepan, heat butter, brown sugar and syrup over medium heat, stirring frequently, until butter is melted and mixture boils. Pour over cereal mixture; stir until well coated. Spread mixture evenly on cookie sheet with rubber spatula until about 1/2 inch thick.
  3. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until almonds are golden brown. Cool completely, about 15 minutes. Break into pieces with fingers. Store in tightly covered container.
Makes 14 servings (1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Success
The secret is not to stir the mixture the whole time it is baking and cooling. A sheet of brittle will form that can be broken into serving size pieces.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 220
    • (Calories from Fat 100),
  • Total Fat 12g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 120mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 26g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 11g),
  • Protein 4g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.