Cashew Corn Crunch Clusters

Cashew Corn Crunch Clusters

So easy, so tasty and so crunchy, these no-bake clusters combine sweet and salty flavors.

10 min.prep time 25 min.total time
24 clusters
252 Ratings

Ingredients

2/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon light corn syrup
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
3 cups crisp corn cereal squares
1 cup lightly salted cashews

Directions

Line 2 baking sheets with waxed paper. Set aside.

Melt butter in 3-quart saucepan 2-3 minutes over low heat, stirring constantly. Stir in brown sugar and corn syrup. Increase heat to medium. Cook, stirring constantly, 1-2 minutes or until mixture comes to a full boil. Boil 1 minute. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla. Add cereal and cashews; gently stir until well coated.

Drop mixture by rounded tablespoonfuls onto prepared baking sheets. Cool completely.

Variation:
Cashew Corn Crunch Bars:
Double all ingredients. Spray 13x9-inch pan with no-stick cooking spray. Spread cereal mixture into prepared pan. Cool completely. Cut into bars.

Nutrition Facts (1 cluster)

Calories: 100

Fat: 6g

Cholesterol: 10mg

Sodium: 105mg

Carbohydrates: 11g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 1g

Recipe #11498©2000Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

These are sooo decadent! And soooo easy to make! My only suggestion is to add a pinch of salt to to the recipe as I'm mostly tasting butter and sugar, but no salt although I used salted cashews.
These are great to make if you want the taste of nutty caramel popcorn without the hulls. I have made this recipe several times. I am making it again this Christmas. Thanks for the great recipe!

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