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Pretzel Cereal Crunch

A festive container of this salty-sweet treat was left in my mailbox several Christmases ago—and disappeared in a twinkling! My neighbor shared the quick and easy recipe. I've since added peanut butter because I love that flavor! —Cindy Lund, Valley Center, California
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    about 9 cups

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups Golden Grahams
  • 1-1/4 cups Apple Cinnamon Cheerios
  • 1-1/4 cups miniature pretzels
  • 1 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1 package (10 to 12 ounces) white baking chips
  • 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the cereals, pretzels and pecans. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt chips; stir until smooth. Stir in peanut butter. Drizzle over cereal mixture; toss to coat. Spread evenly on a waxed paper-lined baking sheet. Cool completely; break into pieces. Store in an airtight container.
Editor's Note
This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Nutrition Facts
1/2 cup: 190 calories, 12g fat (4g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 105mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
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  • chelster777
    Dec 15, 2014

    My husband requests this recipe every Christmas. I make it for gifts and always get asked for the recipe. It's simple and delicious!

  • germanycook
    Nov 22, 2012

    DELICIOUSINCREDIBLEDIVINEYUMMMMMMMYJust perfect! I couldn't stop eating it, once it had properly cooled!

  • Salbo
    Dec 18, 2011

    Try using 2 tablespoons of veg oil when you melt the chips. For peanut free, don't add the nuts or the peanut butter.

  • GinnyB.
    Sep 19, 2011

    Could not get the white chocolate chips to melt ended up a big glob. What did I do wrong? sounds good if only the chocolate would melt.

  • AuntHappy
    Sep 18, 2011

    This sounds great but I would like to know how the original recipe read so I can make it for my nephew who is allergic to peanuts.

  • CrystalZ84
    Dec 20, 2010

    This was very good! Next time I would use honey nut cheerios instead of the apple cinnamon. Oh, I also added ~1.5 cups of marshmallows and 1.5 bags of white chips to accommodate them.

  • trippel5
    Dec 4, 2010

    Wonderful recipe. Everyone always more.

  • mjlouk
    Feb 25, 2010

    This was really good even without the nuts. I left them out so my 18 mo. old could enjoy this snack too. My 4 yr old had fun helping me make it!