Pecan Snack Mix

If you are searching for a quick and easy recipe that will please a crowd who has the munchies – this recipe is it!

Five ingredients and just a few minutes of prep time result in a delicious can’t-leave-alone treat that will quickly disappear.

Pecan Snack Mix

1 cup salted butter

1 1/2 cups brown sugar (packed)

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 (12 ounce) box Crispix ereal

2 cups salted pecans

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

Line one extra large baking sheet or two smaller baking sheets with foil and lightly coat with non-stick cooking spray.

Combine pecans and cereal in an extra large mixing bowl. Set aside.

Melt butter in a heavy saucepan over medium heat then add sugar. Stir frequently and bring to a boil. Boil for two minutes, continuing to stir.

Remove from heat, stir in vanilla, then pour over cereal and nuts. Stir well to coat every little crevice and surface!

Bake for 8 minutes, remove from oven and stir then return to oven and bake an additional 8 minutes.

Allow to cool, break apart any clumps, and share or store in an air-tight container for up to five days.

 

 

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