Praline Nut Crunch
This snack mix can be addictive - the combination of sweet
and salty is tantalizing.
Prep: 10 min - Bake: 10 min - Cool: 10 min
4 cups bite-sized square oat cereal
4 cups bite-sized square crispy wheat cereal
1 cup salted small pretzel twists
1 cup salted mixed nuts
3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
6 tablespoons LAND O LAKES® Butter
3 tablespoons light corn syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 13x9-inch baking pan with no stick
cooking spray. Combine cereals, pretzels and nuts in prepared
pan. Set aside.
Combine brown sugar, butter and corn syrup in 2-quart heavy
saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until
mixture comes to a full boil (4 to 6 minutes). Remove from heat.
Stir in vanilla and baking soda. Pour over cereal mixture in
prepared pan; toss to coat.
Bake for 10 to 15 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes, or until
coating is set. Remove from oven. Stir.
Spoon cereal mixture onto aluminum foil or large ungreased
baking sheet. Cool 10 minutes. Break into pieces. Store in
tightly covered container.
TIP: This mix can be made ahead and stored in airtight container
for up to 1 week.
Microwave Directions: Prepare cereal and syrup mixture as
directed above. Place cereal mixture into large nylon oven
roasting bag. Pour syrup over cereal in bag. Shake well to
coat. Microwave on HIGH, shaking every minute, until well
coated (3 to 4 minutes). Cool as directed above.
Makes 10 cups
Nutritional Info Per Serving: Calories 200, Fat 9 g,
Cholesterol 10 mg, Sodium 360 mg, Carbohydrates 32 g,
Dietary Fiber 0 g, Protein 4 g
This recipe created by Land O'Lakes.