Three-Grain Breakfast Cereal With Walnuts and Dried Fruit

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

From Cooking Light. Serving size: 1/3 cup. Per serving: 185 calories, 5.8 g fat, 4.5 g protein, 31.3 g carb, 4 g fiber, 0 mg cholesterol. Serve with milk and top with fresh fruit.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325°.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the first 4 ingredients--stir using a whisk.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the oats and next 5 ingredients.
  4. Add in syrup mixture; stir well to coat.
  5. Spread cereal mixture evenly onto a jelly-roll pan that has been coated with cooking spray.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes or until browned, stiring every 10 minutes.
  7. Stir in dried fruit.
  8. Cool completely.
  9. Store in an airtight container up to 5 days.


Most Helpful

Followed your recipe right on down & we had one of the tastiest, most flavorful cereals ever! Definitely something to make again around here, once we finish off what I made! This is certainly a keeper of a recipe! Thanks for sharing it! [Made & reviewed in Healthy Choices ABC recipe tag]

Sydney Mike July 26, 2011

My family and I just love this! I have been unsatisfied with the store bought cereals as they either have too much sugar or sodium. So I decided the only way to control that would be to make my own. I did add some All Bran and I also added sunflower seeds as they were already mixed in with my walnuts. And I decided to increase the wet ingredients to compensate for the added All Bran and seeds. It is a filling and healthy way to start my day. I am happy that it isn’t too sweet. Thanks for the fantastic recipe! My Hubby wants me to make it all the time now, he calls it “Home girl cereal�! (I’m a homemaker)

Julie Theresa April 01, 2007

This is pretty good. I like the flavor of the barley. I used dried bananas, currants, and cranberries, and a mixture of chopped almonds and walnuts. I'd prefer it to be chunkier, though -- maybe using more honey and less maple syrup? A bit too strong-flavored for me (almost overpowering sweetness and vanilla flavor).

A Messy Cook January 04, 2006

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