Double Oat Granola
Delicious and nutritious breakfast.
nonstick cooking spray
oat bran cereal
dried cranberries, snipped dried tart cherries, and dried blueberries
Preheat oven to 325℉ (160℃).
Lightly coat a 15x10x1-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
In a large bowl, stir together rolled oats, oat bran cereal, wheat germ, and pecans.
In a small bowl, stir together applesauce, honey, oil, and cinnamon.
Pour applesauce mixture over cereal mixture.
Using a wooden spoon, stir until applesauce is evenly distributed.
Spread granola evenly onto prepared pan.
Bake about 40 minutes or until golden brown, stirring every 10 minutes.
Stir in dried fruit.
Spread on foil to cool.
Store in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.
Makes 5 cups (ten ½-cup servings)
Oat 'n' Honey Granola Bars: Preheat oven to 325℉ (160℃).
Line an 8x8x2-inch baking pan with foil.
Lightly coat with nonstick cooking spray.
In a large bowl, combine 3 cups Double Oat Granola, ½ cup all-purpose flour, and ¼ cup snipped dried apricots.
In a medium bowl, stir together 1 egg, ⅓ cup honey, ¼ cup cooking oil, and ½ teaspoon apple pie spice; stir into granola mixture until well coated.
Press mixture evenly into prepared pan.
Bake about 25 minutes or until lightly browned around the edges.
Cool on a wire rack. Use foil to remove from pan.
Cut into bars.