Eating well's granola

Yield: 16 servings

Measure Ingredient
⅓ cup -Boiling water
⅔ cup Sugar
1 cup Milk, nonfat dry
2 tablespoons Corn syrup
2½ cup Rolled oats
1 cup Wheat flakes
½ cup Wheat germ, toasted
¼ cup Almonds; chopped
¼ cup Coconut,unsweetened shredded
1 teaspoon Salt
2 tablespoons Oil, vegetable
1 cup Raisins
½ cup Prunes, pitted; chopped
½ cup Apricots, dried; chopped

In a medium-sized bowl, dissolve sugar in water. Stir in dry milk and corn syrup and beat with electric mixer for about 2 minutes or until smooth and creamy. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or overnight. Preheat oven to 300F. In a large bowl, combine oats, wheat flakes, wheat germ, almonds, coconut and salt. Add the milk mixture and oil and mix thoroughly. Spread on a baking sheet and bake, stirring occasionally, for 40 to 50 minutes, or until golden brown. Stir in raisins, prunes and apricots. Bake for 5 minutes longer. Let cool and store in an airtight container in a cool, dry place for up to 2 weeks.

Per ½-cup: 202 cal, 6g pro, 5g fat, 37 g car, 195mg sod, 1mg chol.

[Eating Well 6-92]

Posted by: Karen Wienold

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