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Granola recipe

Low-fat, low-sugar multigrain granola withcoconut, almonds and dried fruits. Granola can be eaten as asnack or as a breakfast cereal with milk.

Recipe: Granola

2 cups quick-cooking oats
2 cups unsweetened multigrain flakes (Nutri-Grain®)
1/2 cup flaked unsweetened coconut*
1/4 cup sliced almonds
5 1/2 teaspoons Equal® for Recipes or 18 packets Equal®sweetener or 3/4 cup Equal® Spoonful™
1/4 cup light apricot preserves sweetened with NutraSweet®brand sweetener or apricot spreadable fruit
2 tablespoons margarine
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon maple extract
1 cup dried fruit bits
1 3/4 teaspoons Equal® for Recipes or 6 packets Equal®sweetener or 1/4 cup Equal® Spoonful™

  • Combine cereals, coconut, almonds, 5 1/2teaspoons Equal® for Recipes or 18 packets Equal® sweeteneror 3/4 cup Equal® Spoonful™ in bowl. Heat preserves,margarine, spices, and maple extract in small saucepan untilbubbly; drizzle over cereal mixture and toss to coat evenly.
  • Bake mixture on large jelly roll pan inpreheated 350°F (175°C) oven 15 minutes, stirring every5 minutes. Stir in fruit bits and bake 5 minutes longer. Cool5 minutes; sprinkle with 1 3/4 teaspoons Equal® for Recipesor 6 packets Equal® sweetener or 1/4 cup Equal® Spoonful™and toss. Cool completely; store in airtight container.

    Makes 8 servings.

    *Unsweetened coconut can be purchased inhealth food stores.

    Nutrition Information Per Serving (about2/3 cup): 246 cal., 6 g pro., 41 g carbo., 9 g fat, 0 mg chol.,103 mg sodium.

    Food Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1 1/2 bread, 2fat.

    Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.

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    My girlfriend brought these granola bars over for a playgroup one morning and ever since they ve been a staple!

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