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Fruity Granola Recipe
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Fruity Granola Recipe

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When you get a craving for a wholesome snack, go with Nancy Chapman's granola. "You'll love the chewy sweetness of the honeyed cereal, fruit and nut mixture," she assures from Center Harbor, New Hampshire. "It's great as a snack out of hand or in a parfait glass, layered with low-fat yogurt."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling
MAKES:20 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling
MAKES: 20 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1-1/4 cups honey
  • 1/2 cup Grape-Nuts
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2-1/2 cups Wheaties
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup dried banana chips

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 183 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 51mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fruit, 0 fat.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine oats and almonds; spread evenly in a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 325° for 15 minutes.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the honey, Grape-Nuts, butter and cinnamon. Add oat mixture; stir to combine. Return mixture to the pan. Bake 15-20 minutes longer or until golden. Cool on wire rack.
  3. When cool enough to handle, break granola into pieces. Place in a large bowl; stir in the Wheaties, cranberries, raisins and banana chips. Store in an airtight container in a cool dry place for up to 2 months. Yield: 10 cups.
Originally published as Fruity Granola in Light & Tasty December/January 2003, p61


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dccookin 65927
Reviewed Oct. 11, 2013

"I have to admit, I'm not normally a granola lover. But, I thought this was easy and delicious!"

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iowacookin 136502
Reviewed May. 5, 2013

"I make this all the time. It is great on top of cereal in the morning or a quick easy snack!"

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