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Saturday, December 20, 2008

Simple- Fast - Yummy Crispix Cereal Treat

Looking for a last minute simple, fast and yummy treat to bake for your family or for a gift to give to your family and friends?

Last Christmas my friend Valerie gave our family a fun decorated paint can filled with some simple, fast and yummy Crispix cereal treat. So I begged her for the recipe and tonight I made my first batch of it.

So, if you want rave reviews this year over your holiday baking I suggest you add this recipe to your collection and make a few batches for your family and friends.

A perfect treat to place in cellophane bags for simple gift giving.

Valerie’s CRISPIX Cereal Treat

1 pound butter
3/4 cup light corn syrup
1/2 tsp baking soda
2 cups brown sugar
2 tsp vanilla
2 boxes of 14 oz Crispix cereal
Almonds or pecans (optional)

Heat all ingredients until glossy. POur over 2 boxes of Crispix cereal and nuts. Mix well until coated. Divide in 2-3 pans and bake in oven at 225 degrees for 1 hour mixing every 15 minutes. Spread to dry on wax paper.

Do you have a Simple, Fast and Yummy treat to share with the 24/7 MOMS email it to us at trisha@247moms.com.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

I just happened to have everything on hand...so with the snow and all we are trying it tonight! So far so good. Its really easy!!

Thanks so much for sharing!


December 20, 2008 at 7:50 PM  
Blogger uppervalleymom said...

Sounds delicious -- will look forward to trying it out. Did you also alter the paint cans? Very nice touch!

December 21, 2008 at 11:55 AM  
Blogger gigharborscrapper said...

Oh man...Dan wouldn't buy me Crispix because he said it was $5 a box so I don't have any on hand...maybe I can beg him to get it tomorrow..this mix is sooooooooo good...people have asked if they can get a refill if they give me the can back LOL..have fun!!

December 21, 2008 at 7:03 PM  
Anonymous Danielle said...

I love ideas like this! Simple crowd pleasers. Have you ladies tried this one?
20 cups of popped popcorn (airpopper works great)
Almond Bark
Directions-Melt bark in microwave. Mix in with popcorn and fritos. Spread on lined cookie sheets to prevent clumping. Serve. This will fill up the giant Tupperware bowls. Tasty!

December 22, 2008 at 2:43 PM  

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