Christmas Crunch Snack Mix

Christmas Crunch Snack mix is a sweet little snack The Buttered Home has been making for years. Quaker Oats Cereal and smoky pecans candied in a sweet concoction make this snack mix hard to quit.

Quaker Oatmeal Square Cereal Chopped Pecans Brown Sugar Light Corn Syrup Butter


Preheat oven to 250 degrees Fahrenheit. In a large roasting or baking pan, mix cereal and chopped pecans.


In a microwave safe bowl, combine Butter, brown sugar and corn syrup.


Heat in the microwave 1 and ½ minutes. Carefully remove and stir to combine.


Return to microwave and heat in 30 second intervals, stirring after each time, until boiling.

Step 4

While still boiling, carefully remove from microwave and add salt, vanilla and baking soda. Stir well.

Step 5

Mixture will sort of bubble up and change color.

Step 6

Pour over cereal and pecan mix and stir well to coat.

Step 7

Place in the oven and cook for 1 hour. Stirring every 15 minutes.

Step 8

Pour onto a large sheet pan to cool. Snack mix will harden as it cools. Break apart and store in an airtight container. Enjoy!

Serve and Enjoy!