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Pecan, Ginger and Dried Apple Granola

Yields1 Serving

Naturally sweet pecans combine with oats, cinnamon, and dried apples for a delicious, wholesome snack that can be enjoyed on its own or on top of yogurt for breakfast.

 2 cups old fashioned oats
 ½ tsp cinnamon
 1 tsp grated fresh ginger
 1 cup fresh pecan halves
 ¼ tsp salt
 ¼ cup safflower or pecan or any unflavored oil such as canola or vegetable
 6 tbsp packed light brown sugar
 1 egg white
 1 cup dried apples, chopped into approximately 3/4-inch pieces
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Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. In a large bowl, mix together oats, cinnamon, ginger, pecans, salt, oil, brown sugar and egg white. Pour mixture in a single layer onto large rimmed baking sheet. Bake for 30 minutes, stirring gently halfway through cooking, to not break up clusters.

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After 30 minutes, gently stir in dried apple pieces, and bake for an additional 10 minutes. Let cool completely before serving. Store leftovers in an airtight container. Makes 4 1/2 cups. Serving size is 1/4 cup.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 130
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g13%

Saturated Fat 0.5g3%
Sodium 40mg2%
Total Carbohydrate 15g5%

Dietary Fiber 2g8%
Protein 2g4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.