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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 20
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 151.7
  • Total Fat: 2.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 0.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 25.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.1 g
  • Protein: 6.6 g

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Super Light Granola

Submitted by: TABBYKAT75
Super Light Granola

Introduction

Here's an easy gift to bring your friends when you drop by over the holidays. Also consider giving a jar or bag as a parting gift at your own holiday party. Here's an easy gift to bring your friends when you drop by over the holidays. Also consider giving a jar or bag as a parting gift at your own holiday party.
Number of Servings: 20

Ingredients

    6 cups rolled oats (do not use quick-cooking or steel-cut oats)
    2/3 cup frozen unsweetened apple juice concentrate, thawed (approx. 5 1/3 oz.)
    6 Tbsp walnut oil
    1 Tbsp vanilla extract
    1/2 cup wheat germ
    1/2 cup powdered fat-free dry milk
    3 Tbsp packed light brown sugar
    2 tsp ground cinnamon
    1 tsp salt
    3/4 cup chopped dried apples
    3/4 cup chopped raisins
    Nonstick cooking spray

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Directions

Position the racks in the top and bottom thirds of the oven; preheat it to 350ºF.
Spread the oats on a large, rimmed baking sheet; bake in the top third of the oven until barely beginning to brown, about 10 minutes. Transfer the oats to a large bowl; maintain the oven's heat..
Stir the apple juice concentrate, walnut oil and vanilla in a medium saucepan. Place over medium heat until the mixture begins to steam-just until the first sign of a bubble. Set aside to cool 5 minutes.
Mix the wheat germ, powdered milk, brown sugar, cinnamon and salt into the oats. Pour in the warm juice mixture; stir until well blended.
Spray two large, rimmed baking sheets with nonstick spray; divide the oat mixture between them. Bake in the top and bottom thirds of the oven for 10 minutes. Stir well, move the top tray to the bottom rack (and the bottom tray to the top rack), and bake 10 more minutes, tossing a couple of times. .
Transfer the sheets to wire cooling racks and immediately stir half of each dried fruit into each tray's oat mixture. Cool undisturbed to room temperature, about 1 1/2 hours. Seal in decorative plastic bags, and tie with ribbons-or seal into pint- or quart-sized mason jars. Store at room temperature for up to 3 months.
Serving size: 1/2 cup

Number of Servings: 20

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user TABBYKAT75.






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