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Crunchy Cranberry Raisinets Granola

Crunchy Cranberry Raisinets GranolaThis tasty granola features your choice of mixed nuts or seeds. Try chopped pecans, chopped almonds and shelled sunflower seeds or any other nut you love. Use maple syrup or honey for flavor variations. Chopped ginger is optional but will add a vibrant taste to this easy to make recipe.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/3 cup maple syrup or honey, at room temperature
2 tablespoons butter
4 cups old-fashioned oats, uncooked
2 cups total of mixed nuts and seeds (chopped pecans, chopped almonds and shelled sunflower seeds)
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup (5 ounces) Cranberry NESTLÉ RAISINETS Milk Chocolate-Covered Dried Cranberries
1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries or chopped crystallized ginger (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF (175ºC). Combine syrup and butter in medium, microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH (100%) power for 30 seconds or until bubbly.
  2. Combine oats, nuts and seeds and salt in large bowl. Drizzle with syrup mixture; stir to coat. Spoon mixture onto jelly-roll pan or rimmed baking sheet.
  3. Bake, stirring occasionally, for 25 minutes or until golden. Remove from oven and cool completely in pan on wire rack. Add Cranberry Raisinets and dried cranberries. Store in sealed container for up to 3 weeks.

Makes 26 (1/4 cup) servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/26 of recipe): Calories: 150 Calories from Fat: 80 Total Fat: 9 g Saturated Fat: 2 g Cholesterol: 5 mg Sodium: 30 mg Carbohydrates: 17 g Dietary Fiber: 2 g Sugars: 7 g Protein: 4 g.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.