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.