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Ingredients

6 cups Crispix cereal
1 cup mini pretzels
1 cup nuts of choice
1/3 cup margarine, melted
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup white syrup
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

Spray a 9x13-inch pan with Pam. Add cereal, pretzels and nuts to pan. Mix margarine, brown sugar and syrup together and bring to a boil. Boil for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and add vanilla. Pour over dry ingredients, coating well. Bake for 1 hour at 200 degrees, stirring every 15 minutes. Pour onto wax paper and cool. Break apart while still warm.

Cherri Duncan
Bagley, Wis.




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