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Crunchy Cranberry Almond Granola with Maple Syrup and Vanilla

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Crunchy Cranberry Almond Granola with Maple Syrup and Vanilla








 

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/2 Tbsp canola oil
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup Craisins® Dried Cranberries

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Stir together oats, almonds, cinnamon and salt in a medium bowl. Set aside.
  3. In a small bowl whisk together oil, syrup, vanilla; pour over oat mixture and stir to coat thoroughly.
  4. Spread mixture in an even layer on a 15x12-inch baking sheet.
  5. Bake for approximately 25 minutes, stirring three times during baking time.
  6. Cool mixture in pan before adding craisins.
  7. Store in an airtight container. Serve as a topping for your morning oatmeal or use as a sprinkle on top of low fat ice-cream for a terrific crunch.

Serves: 12; Serving Size: 1/4 cup

Nutrient Analysis:

Calories: 64              
Sodium: 11 mg                     
Fat: 3 g                       
Fiber: 1 g                               
Saturated Fat: 0 g                
Carbohydrates: 8 g  
Protein: 1 g                
Cholesterol: 0 mg                

Recipe provided by Kathy Duran-Thal, RDN, LD, Cooper Healthy Living