Nutty O’s Snack

Total Time

Prep: 10 min.


16 cups

Updated: Oct. 14, 2022
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


  • 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 15x10x1-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.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 296 calories, 16g fat (4g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 230mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein.