How to Make Oat Cereal Crunch

Here's another thrifty recipe using the familiar oat ring shaped cereal as a snack or breakfast treat.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 4 cups oat ring cereal, Cheerios suggested

Steps

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    Add the butter to a large saucepan.
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    Melt the butter over low heat.
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    Blend in the brown sugar.
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    Cook until the mixture is thick and smooth.
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    Add the oat cereal to the brown sugar mixture. Stir to combine.
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    Cook and stir a few minutes over low heat until the cereal pieces are coated.
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    Spread cereal in thin layer onto a baking sheet.
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    Let cool.
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    Crumble when cool.
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    Serve over ice cream, fruit, as a snack or as a rich breakfast treat.
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    Finished.

Tips

  • Vary this by adding a bit of cinnamon to taste.
  • Substitute 1 cup chopped nuts for 1 cup of the oat cereal.

Warnings

  • Use care when stirring the sugary mixture.

Things You'll Need

  • Deep saucepan
  • Cooking spoon
  • Measuring cups

Article Info

Categories: Cereal Grains