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Sweet and Nutty Cereal Munch

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  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 45 min
  • Servings 8
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This tasty nut-and-cereal toss is a hit with both young and old. Be sure to make plenty of it!
Created Jul 20, 2014
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  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) butter or margarine, melted
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) butter or margarine
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
  • 6 cups (1.5 L) Honey Nut Cheerios™ Frosted Cheerios™ or original Cheerios™ cereal
  • 1 cup (250 mL) pecan or walnut halves, or peanuts
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) slivered almonds


  • 1
    Heat oven to 325ºF. Spread 1 tablespoon melted butter in jelly roll pan, 15 1/2x10 1/2x1 inch.
  • 2
    Mix brown sugar, corn syrup, 1/4 cup butter and the salt in 3-quart saucepan. Heat over medium heat about 5 minutes, stirring constantly, until brown sugar is dissolved; remove from heat. Stir in cereal, pecans and almonds until well coated. Spread mixture in pan.
  • 3
    Bake uncovered 15 minutes. Cool 10 minutes. Loosen mixture with metal spatula. Let stand about 1 hour or until firm. Break into pieces. Store in airtight container.

Expert Tips

  • Tip 1
    Did you know you can freeze this snack in airtight containers up to 2 weeks? You can also store it tightly covered at room temperature for the same time.
  • Tip 2
    Serve this snack mix in individual brightly colored party cups, tinted cellophane bags or a big, colorful bowl.
  • Tip 3
    Not fond of nuts? Try tossing corn or wheat nuts into the mixture. Or you could use 1 cup of mixed dried fruit instead.

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