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Ingredients

3/4 cup butter or margarine
3/4 cup brown sugar
6 cups Crispix cereal
1 cup whole pecans

Instructions

Bring butter and brown sugar to a boil for 2 minutes in a heavy saucepan. Put cereal and pecans in a 9x13-inch pan or larger, uncovered baking pan or roaster pan that has been coated with a nonstick spray. Pour hot syrup over the cereal and pecans and coat well. Bake for 8 minutes at 350 degrees. Stir and put back in the oven for 8 more minutes. Watch carefully so that it doesn't burn. Cool and store in an airtight container. Makes 7 cups.

Linda Conway, Sherrard



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