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Raisin-Apple Granola

Raisin-Apple Granola

January 22, 2014

Ingredients

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 6 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 4 cups uncooked oats
  • 2 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups sliced blanched almonds
  • 2 cups Sun-Maid Natural Raisins
  • 1 cup Sun-Maid Washington Apples

Preparation

  • ARRANGE oven racks in center and upper third of oven. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Line 2 jelly-roll pans with foil or silicone baking liners.
  • HEAT sugar, butter and honey in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat about 5 minutes until butter is melted and sugar is dissolved.
  • COMBINE oats, rice cereal, cinnamon and almonds in a large bowl. Pour melted butter mixture over oat mixture and toss to coat. Divide and spread mixture between prepared pans.
  • BAKE 20 to 25 minutes, stiring every 10 minutes, rotating sheets between racks until granola is toasted.
  • COOL granola on pans, 5 minutes, then transfer to a large bowl. Stir in raisins and apples and cool completely.

Make-Ahead Tip: Granola can be made ahead. Store at room temperature in resealable plastic storage bags up to 2 weeks.

Nutrition

Makes 14 cups.

Per 1/2 cup Serving: 237 calories, 7.6 g fat (2.1 g fat, sat), 7 mg cholesterol, 5.7 g protein, 39.3 g carbohydrate, 47 mg sodium, 3.9 g fiber

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