Praline Crunch snack mix has crispy, crunchy, caramel-coated Crispix cereal and pecans studded throughout. It’s SO good, however, be warned: this stuff is seriously addictive!!
Everyone has that favorite party snack recipe. It could be a savory Chex Mix or a sweet-tooth’s go-to Puppy Chow. Although I’m a sucker for about any kind of little munchies, this Praline Crunch is at the top of my list!
My mom has been making this around the holidays for as long as I can remember. She’d make a big batch and fill ice cream buckets full for transport to holiday festivities.
This praline crunch has just a handful of ingredients and makes the perfect addition to holiday gatherings. Why do I keep saying “holiday?!” Sure, it’s a great holiday treat, but why do we have to wait for a certain month to enjoy it?! Well, good news is, you don’t have to! Make it anytime…..I’m not judging! 😉
8 cups Crispix cereal
2 cup pecan halves
½ cup brown sugar, packed
½ cup corn syrup
½ cup butter
1 tsp vanilla extract
½ tsp baking soda
- Preheat oven to 250ºF.
- In a large bowl, combine cereal and pecans.
- In a large saucepan over medium high heat, combine brown sugar, corn syrup and butter. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and baking soda. Pour over cereal mixture, tossing to coat evenly.
- Pour cereal mixture into a 9×13-inch pan. Bake for 1 hour, stirring every 20 minutes.
- Pour onto wax or parchment paper to cool. Break into pieces.