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Crunchy Granola with Dried Fruit

Yield 6 cups (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries (such as Craisins)
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 (6-ounce) bag dried mixed tropical fruit
  • 3 cups regular oats
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/2 cup roasted sunflower kernels
  • 1/4 cup flaked sweetened coconut
  • 2 tablespoons nonfat dry milk
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Nutrition Information

  • calories 224
  • caloriesfromfat 28 %
  • fat 7 g
  • satfat 1.4 g
  • monofat 2.3 g
  • polyfat 2.9 g
  • protein 6.3 g
  • carbohydrate 36.4 g
  • fiber 3.4 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 2.2 mg
  • sodium 19 mg
  • calcium 58 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 300°.

  2. Combine the first 4 ingredients in a bowl, and let stand 15 minutes. Combine oats and remaining ingredients, and stir into the dried-fruit mixture. Sprinkle oat mixture over a jelly-roll pan, and bake at 300° for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Cool granola to room temperature. Store in an airtight container.