Make a tropical munchie mix with whole-grain cereal, fruit mix, coconut, nuts and ginger.
cups Oatmeal Crisp® almond cereal
cup sliced almonds
tablespoon chopped crystallized ginger
bag (7 oz) dried tropical three-fruit mix
cup packed brown sugar
teaspoon ground ginger
tablespoons no-trans-fat vegetable oil spread
Heat oven to 300°F. In large bowl, mix cereal, almonds, crystallized ginger and dried fruit.
In 1-quart saucepan, heat brown sugar, ground ginger and vegetable oil spread over low heat, stirring occasionally, until spread is melted; stir in coconut. Pour sugar mixture over cereal mixture; toss until evenly coated. Spread in ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan.
Bake 15 minutes, stirring twice. Cool 5 minutes. Store in tightly covered container.
Fill a half-dozen snack bags with 1/2-cup amounts of this snack mix, and stash close to the door. It's the perfect treat to take anywhere!
Almonds supply omega-3 fatty acids that may help reduce the risk of heart disease. They're loaded with unsaturated fats, so don't go nuts with your portions.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.