Cheerios Holiday Nuggets
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine (soften)
1/4 cup light corn syrup
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
6 cups Cheerios cereal
1 cup salted spanish peanuts
1 cup raisens or dried cranberries
Heat oven to 250 degrees. Grease a cookie sheet.
Heat brown sugar, butter, corn syrup and salt in a 2 quart pan over medium heat. Stir constantly until it bubbles around edges.
Cook, uncovered, 2 minutes and stir constantly. Remove from heat.
Stir in baking soda until it gets foamy and light colored.
Pour over cereal, peanuts and raisens or cranberries in a large 4 qyart bowl. Stir until well coated.
Spread in a cookie sheet. Bake 15 minutes. Stir. Let stand until cool... about 10 minutes.
Loosen with a spatula. Let stand for 30 minutes. Break into pieces. Store in a tight covered container or ziplok bag.