Monday, November 16, 2020

Praline Crunch (Great for gift giving!)


This crunchy, caramel-y, sweet & salty treat is fabulous!  

Would be a welcome change from all the usual baked goods that happen during the holidays. 

Perfect for snacking while watching tv...
And perfect to bag up and give as gifts!

BE AWARE: This 'sauce' is NOT a heavy coating...all of the cereal doesn't get's lightly sweetened so you get some 'bare' cereal along with coated...I think that makes it perfect! Not too sweet!

The ingredients are things you most likely have on hand. 

I know pecans are pricey - they can be omitted if you prefer - but they

sure add a lovely crunch!

Don't miss keeping this recipe handy so you are ready to 'go' when
the holiday season hits!

Did I mention it's addictive!! 😂

(Large batch) 

1 box (18 ozs) Crispix cereal
(or Rice Chex)
2 c. pecan halves
1 c. butter
2 c. brown sugar
1/2 c. corn syrup
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. salt

Yield: about 18 cups

(Small batch) 

1 box (12 ozs.) Crispix or Rice Chex cereal
1-1/2 c. pecan halves
2/3 c. butter
1-1/4 c. brown sugar
3 Tb. corn syrup
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp.

Yield: about 12 cups

Preheat oven to 225*. In a large bowl, combine cereal and pecans; set aside. 

In medium saucepan, combine butter, brown sugar and corn syrup.  Cook on medium high until it comes to a boil. Boil for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally; remove from heat. 

Stir in vanilla and salt.  Pour over cereal mixture and stir carefully until evenly coated. 

Spread mixture between 2 cookie sheets with sides and bake for 45 minutes, stirring each pan every 15 minutes.  

Spread on waxed paper to cool; store in airtight containers. 

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1 comment :

  1. I like to give gift bags of snacks to my neighbors a d this sounds perfect! Thanks as always, my friend!