Cheerio nuggets


These Cheerio nuggets are not gold, but kids will like them more than if they were.


1⁄4 c corn syrup (light corn syrup)
1⁄2 c butter
1⁄2 t salt
1⁄2 t baking soda
1 c nuts (chopped, your choice of nuts)
1 c raisin


  1. Preheat oven to 250° F (130° C)
  2. Grease 2 9x13 inch pans, and grease a 4 quart bowl.
  3. Heat the sugar, syrup, butter, and salt in 2 quart pan, stirring until bubbly around edges.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in soda until foamy and light colored.
  5. Pour over Cheerios, nuts, and raisins. Stir until mixture is coated. Spread evenly in the 2 pans.
  6. Bake for 15 minutes.
  7. Stir. Set aside and let stand until cool.
  8. Break into bite-size portions.


Servings are snack size.

If adding raisins, be sure they do not hav pips, use seedless raisins.

20 units
Preparation time
Cooking time
Total time
45 minutes