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Maple Nut Crunch

Maple Nut Crunch
Canada Day is all about celebrating our great country with friends. And what better way than with this Canada themed trail mix that includes just a hint of Maple syrup. Munch on it throughout the day or wrap up in cellophane and a ribbon to give to your guests as an inexpensive party takeaway.
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Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup (5‑1/3 tablespoons) margarine or butter
  • 1/4 cup Aunt Jemima® Original Syrup
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 8 cups Quaker® Life® Original Cereal
  • 1-1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans or walnuts

How to make it

  1. Heat oven to 250º F.
  2. Heat margarine and syrup in a 13 x 9‑inch baking pan about 7 minutes or until margarine is melted.
  3. Add brown sugar and stir until dissolved. Stir in vanilla. Add cereal and nuts, stir until evenly coated.
  4. Bake 1 hour, stirring every 20 minutes.
  5. Spread on baking sheet to cool, break into pieces.
  6. Store in tightly covered container up to 5 days.