Nut 'n' Fruit Granola Recipe

5 1
Nut 'n' Fruit Granola Recipe
Nut 'n' Fruit Granola Recipe photo by Taste of Home
Publisher Photo

Nut 'n' Fruit Granola Recipe

Be the first to add a review
5 1
Publisher Photo
After a friend brought this crunchy fruit-filled treat on a camping trip, I requested the recipe and lightened it up. It's great on its own, but try it over low-fat yogurt or with milk, too. -Rachel Dandeneau of Dummer, New Hampshire
MAKES:
18 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Baked: 25 min.
MAKES:
18 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Baked: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/2 cup toasted wheat germ
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/4 cup unsalted sunflower kernels
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup dried mixed fruit
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • MIlk, optional

Directions

In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients and set aside. In a small saucepan, combine the honey, orange juice, oil, cinnamon and salt; cook and stir over medium heat for 3 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Pour over oat mixture; stir to coat.
Transfer to a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown, stirring 3-4 times. Cool on a wire rack. Place oat mixture in a large bowl. Stir in the dried fruit, raisins and cranberries. Store in an airtight container in a cool dry place for up to 2 months. Serve with milk if desired. Yield: 9 cups.
Originally published as Nut 'n' Fruit Granola in Light & Tasty February/March 2004, p37

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 237 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 56mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 4g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fruit, 1 fat.

  • 4 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/2 cup toasted wheat germ
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/4 cup unsalted sunflower kernels
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup dried mixed fruit
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • MIlk, optional
  1. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients and set aside. In a small saucepan, combine the honey, orange juice, oil, cinnamon and salt; cook and stir over medium heat for 3 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Pour over oat mixture; stir to coat.
  2. Transfer to a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown, stirring 3-4 times. Cool on a wire rack. Place oat mixture in a large bowl. Stir in the dried fruit, raisins and cranberries. Store in an airtight container in a cool dry place for up to 2 months. Serve with milk if desired. Yield: 9 cups.
Originally published as Nut 'n' Fruit Granola in Light & Tasty February/March 2004, p37

Select the Newsletters that interest you to subscribe

By entering my email and clicking the subscribe button below, I am opting to receive the newsletters I have selected.

Please enter a valid email

You Are successfully subscribed

ERROR! Please try Again

Reviews forNut 'n' Fruit Granola

My Review
Click stars to rate
Loading Image
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review