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Homemade Grape Nuts

 Homemade Grape Nuts
I began making this recipe to save cereal costs for our family of six. Everyone loves the hearty flavor that just can't be found in packaged cereals.
26 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 1 hour 35 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 7 cups whole wheat flour
  • 3 cups packed brown sugar
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2-1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon maple flavoring, optional
  • Milk

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar, baking soda and
  • salt. Stir in the buttermilk, butter, vanilla and maple flavoring if
  • desired, until combined. Spread into six greased 13-in. x 9-in.
  • baking pans.
  • Bake at 350° for 35-40 minutes. Cool on wire racks. Reduce heat
  • to 250°. Break mixture into pieces. Cover and process in batches
  • in a food processor until small pieces are formed; return to baking
  • pans. Bake for 1 hour or until light brown and crisp, stirring every
  • 15 minutes. Store in airtight containers. Serve as a cereal with
  • milk. Yield: 5 quarts.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 238 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 263 mg sodium,

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Homemade Grape Nuts (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 49 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 5 g protein.