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Candied Oats and Nuts

By cafb December 15, 2018

207 calories | 21g carbs | 12g fat (1g sat fat) | 4g protein | 77mg sodium | 2g fiber | 11g sugar (11g added sugar) per serving

Serves 8 for $4.81

This heart-healthy recipe is perfect for a quick snack or easy dessert.


  • 1 cup walnuts or pecans
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Line a large baking sheet with foil; lightly oil the foil.
  2. Stir together the oil, sugar, corn syrup, cinnamon, and salt in a medium saucepan.Bring to a boil over high heat.
  3. Add the nuts and oats and cook, stirring continually, for 2 minutes. Spread the oats and nuts in a thin layer on the lined baking sheet, breaking up any large clumps.
  4. Bake, stirring once with a spatula halfway through baking, until golden brown, 12 to 15 minutes.
  5. Cool on the baking sheet on a rack for 15 minutes, then break into small clusters with your hands.

Pantry Staples:

Oats are a versatile ingredient and a great staple to have on hand. Use in muffins, pancakes, cookies, and for a nourishing warm breakfast.

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