Raisin Energy Snacks

Kids and grown-ups alike will love these chewy raisin granola snacks. They're so easy to make and so much fun to eat, they'll soon become your most requested recipe.

Ingredients

  • 4 egg whites (or 2 whole eggs)
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 4 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-2/3 cups plain no added fat or low fat granola (see note below)
  • 1 cup Sun-Maid Natural Raisins
  • 3 tablespoons toasted wheat germ
  • 3 tablespoons raw sunflower kernels
  • 4 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • Directions:

    In a large bowl, BEAT egg whites and sugar with whisk until smooth.
    BEAT in oil, cinnamon and extract.
    STIR in remaining ingredients; blend well.
    Generously COAT 13 x 9-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.

    TURN raisin mixture into pan; pat to even layer.
    BAKE at 300 F for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes in pan. Loosen edges with spatula and invert onto wire rack to cool completely.
    CUT into 4 dozen bite-sized pieces.
    STORE in an airtight container or pack in small plastic bags for on-the-go snacking.

    * If granola is in large clusters, place in plastic bag and crush with rolling pin before measuring.

    Snack Mix: Combine Raisin Snacks with one or more of the following: Sun-Maid Dried Apricots or Dried Apples, roasted almonds, peanuts or cashews, banana chips.

     Tip: When there is not time to sit down to breakfast, bag these Raisin Snacks for a good breakfast on the go.

    Makes 4 dozen bite-size pieces.

    Nutrients per Serving (1 piece): Calories 40; Protein 1g; Fat 1g (Sat. Fat 0g); Carbohydrate 7g; Dietary Fiber .5g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 15mg


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