Oat, Fruit, and Walnut Granola

oat, fruit and walnut granolaServe this chewy, high-fiber treat over low-fat yogurt for a delicious breakfast. Look for the dried fruit in the nuts and raisins aisle of your supermarket.

Makes about 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 ¾ cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • ½ cup dried blueberries
  • ½ cup chopped dried apricot
  • ½ cup dried cherries
  • ½ cup honey
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

Stir together oats and next 4 ingredients in a large bowl.

Stir together honey, butter, and vanilla extract. Drizzle over oat mixture, stirring to coat. Spoon oats mixture into an aluminum foil-lined baking sheet coated with cooking spray, spreading mixture evenly.

Bake at 350° for 20 to 25 minutes, stirring after 15 minutes for even browning. Let stand 5 minutes.

Exchanges/Choices

  • 3 Carbohydrate
  • 2 Fat

Nutrition

Calories: 317; Calories from Fat: 115; Total Fat: 12.9 g; Saturated Fat: 3.8 g; Cholesterol: 15 mg; Sodium: 42 mg; Total Carbohydrate: 43 g; Dietary Fiber: 5.6 g; Sugars: 18 g; Protein: 6.2 g