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Nutty Cereal Crunch Recipe

Nutty Cereal Crunch Recipe

"This is one of my favorite snacks to take to large get-togethers," writes Grace Yaskovic from her Branchville, New Jersey home. Cinnamon, brown sugar and butter create a lip-smacking coating for cereal and a variety of nuts in this change-of-pace party mix. One handful simply isn't enough!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 15 min. + cooling YIELD:13 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1-1/3 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 6 cups cornflakes
  • 1 cup salted peanuts
  • 1 cup salted cashews
  • 1/2 cup almonds or macadamia nuts

Directions

  • 1. In a Dutch oven, melt butter; stir in brown sugar and cinnamon until sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat.
  • 2. Combine cornflakes and nuts; add to sugar mixture and stir to coat. Spread onto two greased baking sheets. Cool; break apart. Yield: 10 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 426 calories, 29 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 38 mg cholesterol, 372 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 7 g protein.