1 box (12 ounces) Quaker Oats Squares cereal
2 cups pecan pieces
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/2 cup light brown sugar
1/4 cup butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
Heat oven to 250 degrees. Mix cereal and nuts and set aside. Mix syrup, sugar and butter in microwavable bowl and microwave for 11/2 minutes. Stir and microwave another 30 seconds to 1 minute or until boiling. Add vanilla and baking soda. Pour over cereal until well coated. Spread on large cookie sheet. Bake for 1 hour, stirring every 20 minutes. When done, pour onto waxed paper and allow to cool. Store in resealable containers.
Servings: 16. Serving size: 1/2 cup. Per serving: 229 calories, 2.8 g protein, 13.3 g fat, 27.8 g carbohydrates, 2.3 g dietary fiber, 110 mg sodium, 12.4 g sugars, 7 mg cholesterol
Susan Brashier, San Bernard Electric Cooperative
Cook’s Tip: This recipe can also be stored in the freezer. When ready to serve, thaw at room temperature 15 to 20 minutes.