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
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.|
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.
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