Fruit 'n Nut Granola

Photo: Howard L. Puckett; Styling: Fonda Shaia

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Nutritional Information

Calories 277
Caloriesfromfat 20 %
Fat 6.2 g
Satfat 1 g
Monofat 2.6 g
Polyfat 2.2 g
Protein 5.8 g
Carbohydrate 53.4 g
Fiber 5.2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 2.2 mg
Sodium 56 mg
Calcium 56 mg

Ingredients

4 cups regular oats
1/2 cup sliced almonds
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup honey
1/3 cup molasses
1/3 cup water
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
Cooking spray
1 cup chopped pitted dates
1 cup raisins

Preparation

Preheat oven to 325°.

Combine the first 4 ingredients in a large bowl, and stir mixture well.

Combine honey, molasses, water, and oil in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Remove from heat; pour over oat mixture, stirring well to coat. Spoon mixture onto a jelly-roll pan coated with cooking spray; spread evenly. Bake at 325° for 40 minutes or until lightly toasted, stirring every 10 minutes. Remove from oven; stir in dates and raisins. Cool completely. Store in an airtight container.

Note:

March 1999