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Cinnamon Vanilla Granola

Cinnamon Vanilla Granola

17 Ratings
17 Ratings
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Makes: 8 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$

If you've never made homemade granola, you might be surprised at how a few simple ingredients like oatmeal and honey turn into a tasty, satisfying, whole-grain snack!

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 4 cups uncooked rolled oats (oatmeal)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 275°F.
2. Mix honey, water, vegetable oil, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and salt in a large bowl.
3. Stir in oats; mix well.
4. Spread mixture on a cookie sheet, making a thin layer.
5. Bake for 20 minutes. Remove from oven, stir mixture well and return to oven.
6. Bake 20 more minutes and stir as before.
7. Bake 5-20 more minutes, until granola is golden brown.
8. Break into small pieces with spatula.
9. Cool and then store in a covered container.

Notes

Children under the age of one should not consume honey.

Source:

Colorado State University and University of California at Davis.
Eating Smart Being Active Recipes.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/2 cup, 1/8 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 201
Total Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 82 mg
Carbohydrates 30 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 4 g
Protein 5 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 23 mg
Iron 2 mg
Potassium 155 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 201
Total Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3 g
Linoleic Acid 2 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.2 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 30 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 4 g
Protein 5 g
Minerals
Calcium 23 mg
Potassium 155 mg
Sodium 82 mg
Copper 164 mcg
Iron 2 mg
Magnesium 58 mg
Phosphorus 166 mg
Selenium 12 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 0 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 0 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 5 mcg
Folate 13 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.2 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 16 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Grains 2 ounces

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