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Gingered Cereal Snack Mix

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  • 10 min prep time
  • 30 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 12 servings
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Make a tropical munchie mix with whole-grain cereal, fruit mix, coconut, nuts and ginger.

Ingredients

4
cups Oatmeal Crisp® Almond cereal
1/3
cup sliced almonds
1
tablespoon chopped crystallized ginger
1
bag (7 oz) dried tropical three-fruit mix
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
teaspoon ground ginger
2
tablespoons no-trans-fat vegetable oil spread
1/4
cup coconut

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 300°F. In large bowl, mix cereal, almonds, crystallized ginger and dried fruit.
  • 2 In 1-quart saucepan, heat brown sugar, ground ginger and vegetable oil spread over low heat, stirring occasionally, until spread is melted; stir in coconut. Pour sugar mixture over cereal mixture; toss until evenly coated. Spread in ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan.
  • 3 Bake 15 minutes, stirring twice. Cool 5 minutes. Store in tightly covered container.
  • 1 Heat oven to 300°F. In large bowl, mix cereal, almonds, crystallized ginger and dried fruit.
  • 2 In 1-quart saucepan, heat brown sugar, ground ginger and vegetable oil spread over low heat, stirring occasionally, until spread is melted; stir in coconut. Pour sugar mixture over cereal mixture; toss until evenly coated. Spread in ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan.
  • 3 Bake 15 minutes, stirring twice. Cool 5 minutes. Store in tightly covered container.

Expert Tips

Almonds supply omega-3 fatty acids that may help reduce risk of heart disease. They're loaded with unsaturated fats so don't go nuts with your portions

Fill a half-dozen snack bags with 1/2-cup amounts of this snack mix, and stash close to the door. It's the perfect treat to take anywhere!

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
190
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
6%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
75mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
35g
12%
Dietary Fiber
2g
11%
Sugars
20g
20%
Protein
3g
3%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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