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    Low-Fat Granola

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    1 hr 10 mins

    10 mins

    1 hr

    Neberanzan's Note:

    My mom makes this to put over low-fat vanilla yogurt and fruit. Very tasty!

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    Serves: 20



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    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 275 degrees.
    2. 2
      Combine sugar and water in a 4 cup microwave safe dish and microwave for 5 minutes or until all sugar is dissolved.
    3. 3
      Add vanilla and salt to sugar mixture.
    4. 4
      Place oats and nuts in extra large mixing bowl.
    5. 5
      Add sugar mixture into the oats and nuts and mix VERY thoroughly.
    6. 6
      Spread on 2 cookie sheets sprayed with cooking spray.
    7. 7
      Bake at 275 degrees for 1 hour stirring every 15 minutes.
    8. 8
      Allow to cool completely and store in an airtight container.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 06, 2009

      Living in northern Michigan, up here it's all about the cherries. The modifications I made to this wonderful recipe do alter it, and to my way of thinking - improve on it. I cut down the sugar by half, added flaked coconut, dried cherries and cut back on the vanilla, adding a couple of drops of Almond extract. Almonds were also used instead of Walnuts. Finally since I never use spray on anything (it gums up my pans), I lined my cookiesheet with parchment paper and put the granola on that. When it's done and cooled, you simply lift the parchment and pour into a container.

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    • on January 25, 2007


      I used this on my first attempt at homemade granola and it was a hit! Since then, I'm going to guess that I've made this recipe around ten times. My boyfriend begs for this constantly. He doesn't want Whole Foods bulk bin granola anymore. I've added lots to this recipe, and my favorite things to add are other extracts, such as banana or almond, ginger, nutmeg, cinnamon, flax seeds, wheat germ, chopped-up dates (for the last five minutes), & any other dried fruits are great with it. I like it in yogurt, he likes it in milk. Thanks so much for creating the breakfast we've eaten so many times!

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    • on September 16, 2012


      I was looking for a low fat granola recipe and this is it! I followed the recipe but used 1 cup regular splenda and 1/2 cup brown sugar. The walnuts add the perfect touch. Next time I will add some maple flavoring.

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    Nutritional Facts for Low-Fat Granola

    Serving Size: 1 (97 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 20

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 384.3
    Calories from Fat 107
    Total Fat 11.9 g
    Saturated Fat 1.4 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 122.6 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 59.2 g
    Dietary Fiber 7.4 g
    Sugars 16.4 g
    Protein 12.3 g

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