Praline Cereal Crunch

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling


10 cups

Updated: Sep. 26, 2022
A sweet and salty snack like this is hard to resist. The recipe makes 10 cups, so it's great to make when hosting a party. —Glene Bolin, Paradise, California


  • 8 cups Crispix cereal
  • 2 cups pecan halves
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda


  1. In a 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan, combine cereal and pecans; set aside. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the brown sugar, corn syrup and butter. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 2 to 2-1/2 minutes or until mixture comes to a boil, stirring occasionally. Stir in vanilla and baking soda.
  2. Pour over cereal mixture; stir to coat evenly. Bake at 250° for 1 hour, stirring every 20 minutes. Turn onto waxed paper to cool. Break into bite-size pieces.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup: 203 calories, 12g fat (4g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 174mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.