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Glacier Peaks Granola

Yield 7 cups (serving size: 1/2 cup)
This is not only a great snack on the trail, but also a jump-start breakfast when served with milk or yogurt.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups regular oats
  • 2 cups sweetened puffed-wheat cereal (such as Kellogg's Smacks)
  • 1/2 cup wheat bran
  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries (such as Craisins)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 159
  • caloriesfromfat 16 %
  • fat 2.8 g
  • satfat 0.4 g
  • monofat 0.9 g
  • polyfat 1 g
  • protein 3.9 g
  • carbohydrate 32.1 g
  • fiber 3.5 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1.8 mg
  • sodium 15 mg
  • calcium 20 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 375°.

  2. Combine the first 4 ingredients in a large bowl. Combine applesauce, honey, oil, cinnamon, and ginger in a small saucepan, and cook over medium heat 2 minutes or until honey is melted, stirring occasionally. Pour applesauce mixture over oat mixture, stirring to coat. Place mixture in a jelly-roll pan, and bake at 375° for 20 minutes. Gently stir granola, and bake an additional 15 minutes or until dry. Cool; stir in apricots and cranberries. Store in an airtight container.