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They Call It Christmas Crack

They Call It Christmas Crack

This was such a BIG hit last year that  I’m posting the recipe again. They call it “Christmas Crack” on Pinterest. It’s the most delicious, crunchy, sweet, addictive holiday treat.  It makes a lot so make sure you have a HUGE bowl to mix it up in and a couple of sheet pans to pour it out on.  After my first experience making this  last year, you MUST have a candy thermometer or it will be a soggy sticky (but still very delicious) mess!  Don’t try to guess if it’s reached the correct soft ball consistency.  Be warned… you will be a “Christmas Crack” addict after just one bite.

Christmas Crack

1 12.8-ounce box Rice Chex cereal

1 12-ponce box Golden Grahams cereal

1 7-ounce bag shredded coconut

1 4-ounce bag slivered almonds

1 1/2 cups butter  (3…yes 3…sticks of butter)

2 cups sugar

2 cups corn syrup

Combine Rice Chex and Golden Grahams, coconut and almonds in
a large mixing bowl. Stir to combine.

In a large sauce pan,
cook butter, sugar and corn syrup to the “soft ball” stage…about
234 degrees on a candy thermometer. Pour over cereal mixture and stir until all
is well coated. Pour mixture out onto 2 large cookie sheets to cool. Stir it
around occasionally to prevent clumping. Store in an airtight container.

Christmas Crack

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