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Granola Bites

Granola BitesA fiber-rich cookie made with chunky peanut butter, cornflakes, oats and dates and a splash of vanilla.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 cups cornflakes cereal
2/3 cup quick-cooking oats
1/4 cup 100% bran cereal
1/2 cup chopped pitted dates or raisins
1/2 cup reduced-fat crunchy peanut butter
4 large egg whites or 1/2 cup real liquid egg product
5 teaspoons Equal® for Recipes or 16 packets Equal® sweetener or 2/3 cup Equal® Spoonful™
2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine cornflakes, oats, bran cereal and dates in large bowl. Mix peanut butter, egg whites, Equal® and vanilla in small bowl until smooth; pour over cereal mixture and stir until all ingredients are coated.
  2. Shape mixture into 1-inch mounds; place on lightly greased cookie sheets. Bake in preheated 350°F (175°C) oven until cookies are set and browned 8 to 10 minutes. Cool on wire racks.

Makes 24 cookies.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/24 of recipe; 1 cookie): Calories: 67, Protein: 3 g, Carbohydrates: 9 g, Fat: 3 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 61 mg.

Food Exchanges: 1/2 Bread, 1/2 Fat.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.

Information on the artificial sweetener Aspartame.