Sweet 'n' Salty Pecan Crunch

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Sweet 'n' Salty Pecan Crunch

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A combination of cereal, pretzel sticks, peanuts and pecans

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Recipe Data

18
Servings
10min
Prep
1hr20min
Total

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    Description

    No one will be able to turn down a handful of this sweet ‘n’ salty snack.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 18
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    1(14.5-oz.) box Hy-Vee oat squares cereal
    1 c.Hy-Vee pretzel sticks, broken
    1 c.Hy-Vee pecan halves, coarsely chopped
    1 c.Hy-Vee dry roasted peanuts
    ¼ c.Hy-Vee unsalted butter
    ½ c.Hy-Vee brown sugar, packed
    ½ c.light corn syrup
    1 tsp.Hy-Vee vanilla extract
    ½ tsp.Hy-Vee baking soda
    ½ tsp.coarse sea salt

    Things To Grab

    • 13x9-inch baking dish
    • Hy-Vee nonstick cooking spray
    • Large bowl
    • 2-quart saucepan
    • Parchment or waxed paper
    • Airtight container, for storage

    Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Spray a 13x9-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.

    2. Combine cereal, pretzels, pecans and peanuts in a large bowl; set aside.

    3. In a 2-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar and corn syrup; bring to a boil, stirring frequently. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and baking soda. Pour over cereal, stirring to coat. Transfer to prepared baking dish.

    4. Bake 1 hour, stirring every 20 minutes. Spread on parchment or waxed paper and sprinkle with coarse sea salt. Allow to cool and break into pieces. Store in an airtight container at room temperature.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    260 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 11g
    • Cholesterol: 5mg
    • Sodium: 270mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 37g
    • Protein: 5g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Iron 40%
    0%
    Calcium 6%
    0%
    Vitamin D 6%
    0%
    Potassium 4%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Oat Squares cereal package