Festive Holiday Crunch
- In a very large plastic bag, combine powdered sugar and nutmeg; set aside. Place cereal in a very large bowl; set aside.
- In a medium saucepan, combine white baking pieces, cashew butter, and butter. Stir over low heat until baking pieces and butter are melted. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla.
- Pour butter mixture over cereal mixture; carefully stir until cereal is evenly coated. Cool slightly. Add cereal mixture, half at a time, to powdered sugar mixture in bag and shake to coat. Add nuts and fruit. Shake just until combined. Pour into shallow baking pan lined with parchment or waxed paper to cool. Spoon into tall plastic containers; cover.
From the Test Kitchen
Chocolate-Peanut Holiday Crunch:
Prepare as directed, except substitute 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder for the nutmeg; peanuts for the cashews; dried fruit bits for the dried cherries; and peanut butter for the cashew butter.
Nutrition Facts (Festive Holiday Crunch)
- Per serving:
- 186 kcal cal.,
- 9 g fat
- (3 g sat. fat,
- 0 g polyunsaturated fat,
- 3 g monounsatured fat),
- 6 mg chol.,
- 140 mg sodium,
- 24 g carb.,
- 1 g fiber,
- 13 g sugar,
- 3 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet