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Sweet and Nutty Cereal Munch

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 45 min
  • Servings 8
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This tasty nut-and-cereal toss is a hit with both young and old. Be sure to make plenty of it! MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

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

Steps

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  • 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.

Expert Tips

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.

Serve this snack mix in individual brightly colored party cups, tinted cellophane bags or a big, colorful bowl.

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

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
Calories
205
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11 g
Saturated Fat
1 g
Cholesterol
0mg
Sodium
250 mg
Potassium
110 mg
Total Carbohydrate
25 g
Dietary Fiber
2 g
Protein
3 g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
18%
18%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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