Winter Trail Mix
 
Recipe Yield: 12

What You'll Need

  • 2 cups Quaker ® old fashioned oats, uncooked
  • 1-1/2 cups Quaker Oatmeal Squares Cereal
  • 1/4 cup Aunt Jemima syrup, regular or light
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup snipped dried apple chunks
  • 1/2 cup snipped dried apricots
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 3/4 cup dry roasted peanuts or lightly salted almonds

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What You'll Do

1 Heat oven to 325ºF. In large bowl, combine oats and cereal. In small bowl, combine maple syrup, oil and vanilla; pour over cereal mixture. Mix until well coated. Transfer to 15 x 10 x 1-inch baking pan.
2 Bake 20 to 25 minutes until oats are golden brown, stirring every 10 minutes.
3 Remove from oven. Immediately stir in remaining ingredients. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Store loosely covered up to 1 week.

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    Cooking Tips & Variations

    • Put individual servings of trail mix in resealable plastic bags to eat away from home.
    • Stir into lowfat vanilla yogurt or lowfat cottage cheese for breakfast or a snack.
    • Make a crunchy breakfast parfait by layering trail mix with fresh fruit (sliced bananas, chopped apples, grape halves, pineapples chunks) and lowfat yogurt.
    • Serve cold with milk.
    • Spread whole-grain bagel half with peanut butter; sprinkle with trail mix, pressing lightly into peanut butter.
    • Mix trail mix with light cream cheese; spread on whole-grain bagels or whole-wheat toast.
    • Stir trail mix into pancake batter before cooking.

    Nutrition Information

    Calories: 110, Calories from Fat: 40, Total Fat: 4.5g, Saturated Fat: 0.5g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 40mg, Total Carbohydrate: 17g, Dietary Fiber: 2g, Protein: 3g, Trans Fat: 0g, Soluable Fiber: 0.3g