Swiss Raisin Snack

An energy-boosting snack or breakfast similar to muesli, a popular breakfast cereal which was developed as a health food by a Swiss nutritionist. Scoop this low-sodium, high-fiber, crunchy mix into plastic sandwich bags and take it with you on a hike.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups uncooked old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup wheat germ
  • 1/2 cup salted sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 cups Sun-Maid Natural Raisins
  • Directions:

    HEAT oven to 300ºF.  
    COMBINE oats, coconut, wheat germ, sunflower seeds and cinnamon in large bowl.
    HEAT honey and oil in microwave on high for 30 seconds or just until syrupy.
    DRIZZLE over oats mixture and stir until mixture is evenly coated.
    SPREAD onto a greased 15 ½ x 10 ½-inch jelly roll pan.
    BAKE for 30 minutes until golden brown, stirring several times.
    REMOVE from oven and add raisins while still hot.
    COOL completely and store in a tightly covered container up to 2 weeks.

    Makes 6 servings.

    Nutrients per Serving (1 cup): Calories 529; Protein 9.8g; Fat 18.8g (Sat. Fat 4.9g); Carbohydrate 83g; Dietary Fiber 9.3g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 60mg

    Daily Values:    Folate 71%    Vitamin C 4%      Dietary Fiber 37%

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