Apricot-Almond Gorp

Oxmoor House
Gorp is another name for trail mix and makes a great portable snack with lots of fiber. Pack in an individual reusable container, and stash in a purse, backpack, or diaper bag for hunger “emergencies.”
12 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Ingredients

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Cooking spray
2 3/4 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
1/2 cup slivered almonds
1/3 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
1/2 cup honey
1/3 cup butter
1/2 cup dried cherries
1/2 cup coarsely chopped dried apricots
1/3 cup golden raisins

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350°.

2. Line a jelly-roll pan with foil; coat foil with cooking spray. Combine oats, almonds, and walnuts in a medium bowl. Place honey and butter in a small saucepan. Cook over low heat 3 minutes or until blended and smooth, stirring occasionally. Drizzle honey mixture over oat mixture; toss to coat. Spread mixture in prepared pan.

3. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes; stir. Bake an additional 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack. Stir in cherries, apricots, and raisins.

 

Young Chefs can:

Measure nuts and dried fruit

Combine measured oats and nuts

 

Older Chefs can:

Measure oats and honey

Stir dried fruit into oat mixture

Created date

August 2011

Nutritional Information

Calories 262
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 10.9 g
Satfat 3.8 g
Monofat 3.5 g
Polyfat 2.7 g
Protein 4.3 g
Carbohydrate 38.8 g
Fiber 3.9 g
Cholesterol 14 mg
Iron 1.7 mg
Sodium 39 mg
Calcium 30 mg