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Fruited Granola


Fruited Granola

Fruited Granola

Yield

Makes about 20 servings

Ingredients

3 cups uncooked quick-cooking oats
1 cup sliced unblanched almonds
1 cup honey
3 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1/2 cup wheat germ or honey wheat germ
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3 cups whole wheat or whole grain cereal flakes
1/2 cup dried blueberries or golden raisins
1/2 cup dried cranberries or cherries
1/2 cup dried banana chips or chopped pitted dates

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  2. Spread oats and almonds in single layer in 13X9-inch baking pan. Bake 15 minutes or until lightly toasted, stirring frequently. Remove pan from oven; set aside.
  3. Combine honey, butter, wheat germ and cinnamon in large bowl until well blended. Add oats and almonds; toss to coat completely. Spread mixture in single layer in baking pan. Bake 20 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Break mixture into chunks.
  4. Combine oat chunks, wheat cereal, blueberries, cranberries and banana chips in large bowl. Store in airtight container at room temperature up to 2 weeks.

Tip

Prepare this granola on the weekend, and you'll have a scrumptious snack or breakfast treat on hand for the rest of the week!

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/2 cup Fruited Granola
Fiber 4 g
Carbohydrate 36 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Saturated Fat 2 g
Total Fat 7 g
Calories from Fat 30 %
Calories 210
Protein 5 g
Sodium 58 mg

Dietary Exchange

Fat 1-1/2
Starch 2

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