Great Day Granola

Three cereals, three nuts and honey star in a satisfying granola that makes a satisfying breakfast on the go.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 15 min
  • Servings 32

Ingredients

4
cups quick-cooking or old-fashioned oats
3
cups Golden Grahams™ cereal
3
cups Fiber One™ original bran cereal
1
cup chopped walnuts
1
cup sliced almonds
1
cup sunflower nuts
1
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup canola or vegetable oil
1/2
cup honey
1/2
cup water
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
1/2
teaspoon almond extract

  • 1 Heat oven to 250°F. Spray 2 (15x10x1-inch) pans with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix oats, both cereals, the walnuts, almonds and sunflower nuts.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, heat brown sugar, oil, honey and water over medium-high heat 3 to 5 minutes, stirring constantly, until brown sugar is melted. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla and almond extract. Pour over cereal mixture; stir until well coated. Spread mixture evenly in pans.
  • 3 Bake 1 hour, rearranging pans once halfway through baking. Cool completely in pans, about 1 hour. Break into pieces. Store in tightly covered container. Serve as breakfast cereal, snack or as topping for ice cream, yogurt or fresh fruit.

Expert Tips

Because nuts have a high fat content, they can become rancid. Do a taste test before adding them to your recipe to be sure they taste fresh.The best way to store nuts is in an airtight container in a cool place, such as in the refrigerator or freezer.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
55mg
55%;
Total Carbohydrate
28g
28%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
13g
13%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.