Lowfat Cranberry Almond Granola

A great, healthy, snack idea to curb hunger throughout the day.

Lowfat Cranberry Almond Granola

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 4

    c. Quaker Oats (traditional, not quick cook)

  • 1

    c. unsweetened apple sauce

  • 1

    c. light brown sugar

  • ½

    c. almonds (whole or sliced)

  • ½

    c. shelled sunflower seeds

  • ½

    c. chopped pecans

  • c. shredded unsweetened coconut

  • ¼

    c. canola oil

  • 2

    tsp. ground cinnamon

  • 2

    tsp. vanilla extract

  • 1

    tsp. almond extract

  • ¼

    tsp nutmeg

Directions

Preheat oven to 275 degrees. Combine applesauce, sugar, vanilla, and almond extracts in a medium sauce pan and heat on medium until the sugar has dissolved, stirring frequently. In a large bowl, combine all other ingredients. Remove the sauce pan from the burner and pour over dry ingredients. Mix thoroughly. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper and spread the granola on the pan. Cook for 90 minutes. Let cool on pan and break apart. Store in an airtight container. Enjoy with lowfat milk or yogurt or by itself as a snack.


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