No-Bake Cranberry Granola Cookies

Forget preheating the oven! These easy no-bake cranberry cookies come together right on your stovetop.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

1
bag (11 oz) Nature Valley™ oats 'n dark chocolate protein granola
1
cup chopped sweetened dried cranberries
1
cup pistachio nuts
3/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup corn syrup
1/4
cup creamy peanut butter
1
teaspoon vanilla

  • 1 Line cookie sheet with waxed paper. In large bowl, mix granola, cranberries and pistachio nuts.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, mix brown sugar, corn syrup and peanut butter. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla.
  • 3 Pour syrup over granola mixture, stirring until evenly coated. Drop mixture by scant 1/4 cupfuls onto waxed paper. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.

Expert Tips

Substitute walnuts or cashews for the pistachio nuts, if you like. Bits of any dried fruit can be substituted for the dried cranberries.

Dress up these no-bake treats with a drizzle of melted white baking chips or semisweet chocolate chips.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
170
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
55mg
55%;
Total Carbohydrate
27g
27%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
12g
12%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
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; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.