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Nutty O's Snack

 Nutty O's Snack
Almonds add a nice nutty flavor to this tasty snack. It's perfect for potlucks and not too sweet. Served in a decorative dish, basket or tin, it has a golden holiday look. —:Karen Buchholz, Sitka, Alaska
21 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling


  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup dark corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 12 cups Cheerios
  • 2 cups pecan halves
  • 1 cup whole almonds


  • In a large saucepan, heat brown sugar, corn syrup and butter until
  • sugar is dissolved. Stir in cereal and nuts; mix well. Spread onto
  • greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pans.
  • Cool for 10 minutes; stir to loosen from pan. Cool completely. Store
  • in an airtight container. Yield: 16 cups.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 296 calories, 16 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 230 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 4 g protein.