Cranberry-Pecan Granola

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

Ingredients

3
cups old-fashioned oats
1/4
cup chopped pecans
1/4
cup frozen (thawed) orange juice concentrate
1/4
cup real maple or maple-flavored syrup
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
2
teaspoons canola oil
2
cups Wheat Chex™ cereal
1 1/3
cups sweetened dried cranberries (about 6 oz)

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. In large bowl, mix oats and pecans.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix juice concentrate, syrup, cinnamon and oil until well blended. Drizzle over oat mixture; toss well to coat evenly. Stir in cereal. Spread on 2 large cookie sheets or 2 (15x10x1-inch) pans.
  • 3 Bake 20 to 25 minutes, stirring granola frequently and changing positions of cookie sheets once halfway through baking, until light golden brown. Stir half of cranberries into each half of granola.

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Tips

Expert Tips

This fruity granola contains two whole grains: old-fashioned oats and whole-grain cereal. Eating one serving for breakfast gives you 2 whole-grain servings, putting you well on your way to 3 whole-grain servings daily.

Whole Grain Serving: 2

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
4%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
135mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
60g
20%
Dietary Fiber
7g
26%
Sugars
26g
Protein
7g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
35%
35%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.