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Recipe of the Day: Praline Pecan Crunch

Emily Frisella of Fit Home & Health demonstrated a fall recipe today!


Praline Pecan Crunch

8C Quaker Oats Squares (16oz)

2C pecan pieces

1/2C light corn syrup

1/2C firmly packed brown sugar

1/4C butter

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

½ teaspoon baking soda

Preheat oven to 250*

In a 9x13” baking pan combine cereal and pecans. Set aside.

In a microwave safe, medium sized bowl, combine corn syrup, brown sugar and butter. Microwave 90 seconds and stir. Microwave again 30-90 seconds or until boiling. Remove from microwave using pot holders. Stir in vanilla and baking soda then pour over cereal mixture. Stir to coat evenly.

Bake 1 hour, stirring every 20 minutes.

Spread on baking sheet to cool then break into pieces.

Makes 20- 1/2C servings.

Nutrition per half cup

Calories: 224

Fat: 11g

Protein 3.5g

Carbs: 33g

Fiber: 3g

Sugar: 16g

Sat Fat: 2g

Poly unsaturated fat: 2.5g

Monounsaturated Fat: 4.5g

Trans Fat: 0g

Cholesterol 0mg

Sodium 112mg

Potassium 132mg

Vitamin A 4%

Vitamin C 4%

Calcium 5%

Iron 37%