Nutty O's Snack Recipe
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
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. YIELD:21 servings
- 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
- 1. Preheat oven to 325°. 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. Bake at 325° for 15 minutes.
- 2. Cool for 10 minutes; stir to loosen from pan. Cool completely. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 16 cups.
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.
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