Crunchy Granola with Dried Fruit

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Nutritional 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


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


Preheat oven to 300°.

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.

July 1998
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