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Easy Pistachio Granola

Published in Recipes, Other Author: CentraCare

Recipe adapted from Cooking Light

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • ¼ cup apple cider
  • 2 cups regular oats
  • 1/3 cup pistachios
  • 1/3 cup nutlike cereal nuggets (such as Grape-Nuts)
  • 1/3 cup dried sweet cherries or cranberries
  • ½ cup pepitas or sunflower seed kernels
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon

Preparation

Combine sugar and cider in a large nonstick skillet; cook over medium-high heat 3 minutes or until sugar dissolves, stirring frequently.

Stir in oats and remaining ingredients; cook 5 minutes or until granola is lightly browned, stirring frequently.

Cool completely.

Store in an airtight container up to a week.

Yield: 4 cups

Serving Size: ½ cup

Nutritional Information Per Serving
  • Calories: 214
  • Fat: 7 g.
  • Sat. Fat: 0.8 g.
  • Trans Fat: 0 g.
  • Sodium: 65 mg
  • Carbs: 33 g.
  • Fiber: 3.5 g.
  • Protein: 6 g.