Sweet and Nutty Cereal Munch

Sweet and Nutty Cereal Munch

This tasty nut-and-cereal toss is a hit with both young and old. Be sure to make plenty of it!

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

1:45

Hr:Mins

Makes

8

cups

1
tablespoon butter or margarine, melted
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup dark corn syrup
1/4
cup butter or margarine
1/4
teaspoon salt
6
cups Frosted Cheerios® or Cheerios® cereal
1
cup pecan halves, walnut halves or peanuts
1/2
cup slivered almonds
  1. Heat oven to 325ºF. Spread 1 tablespoon melted butter in jelly roll pan, 15 1/2x10 1/2x1 inch.
  2. Mix brown sugar, corn syrup, 1/4 cup butter and the salt in 3-quart saucepan. Heat over medium heat about 5 minutes, stirring constantly, until brown sugar is dissolved; remove from heat. Stir in cereal, pecans and almonds until well coated. Spread mixture in pan.
  3. Bake uncovered 15 minutes. Cool 10 minutes. Loosen mixture with metal spatula. Let stand about 1 hour or until firm. Break into pieces. Store in airtight container.
Makes 8 cups snack
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Do-Ahead Tip
Did you know you can freeze this snack in airtight containers up to 2 weeks? You can also store it tightly covered at room temperature for the same time.
Special Touch
Serve this snack mix in individual brightly colored party cups, tinted cellophane bags or a big, colorful bowl.
Substitution
Not fond of nuts? Try tossing corn or wheat nuts into the mixture. Or you could use 1 cup of mixed dried fruit instead.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1/2 Cup)
  • Calories 205
    • (Calories from Fat 100 ),
  • Total Fat 11 g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 g,),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 250 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 25 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2 g,
  • Protein 3 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 1/2 Fruit;
    • 2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.