Apple & Oat Granola

October 1998

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Dried apples, cranberries and raisins are a tangy combination in this crunchy oat granola.

Apple & Oat Granola

Makes: About 6 cups

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  • 4 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup apple-juice concentrate,thawed
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/4 cup diced dried apples
  • 1/4 cup dark or golden raisins
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries

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  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. Combine oats, sunflower seeds and salt in a large bowl. Drizzle with apple-juice concentrate, maple syrup and oil; toss until evenly moistened. Spread on prepared baking sheet.
  3. Bake granola until light golden and crisp, 30 to 35 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes. Remove from oven and transfer to a bowl. Toss with dried apples, raisins and dried cranberries. Cool completely.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week or freezer for two months.


Per 1/2-cup serving: 222 calories; 6 g fat (1 g sat, 2 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 40 g carbohydrates; 5 g protein; 4 g fiber; 79 mg sodium; 298 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (35% daily value), Magnesium (21% dv).

Carbohydrate Servings: 2 1/2

Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fruit, 1/2 other carbohydrate, 1 fat

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