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Fruity Granola

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
    10 cups

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

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine oats and almonds; spread evenly in a 15x10x1-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 325° for 15 minutes.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
1/2 cup: 183 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 51mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fruit, 1 starch, 1/2 fat.

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  • dccookin
    Oct 11, 2013

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

  • iowacookin
    May 5, 2013

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