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Candied Oats and Nuts

By cafb December 15, 2018

190 calories | 20g carbs | 12g fat (1g sat fat) | 2g protein | 65mg sodium | 2g fiber per serving

Serves 8 for $4.81

Ingredients

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

Instructions

  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.
  3. Bring to a boil over high heat. Add the nuts and oats and cook, stirring continually, for 2 minutes.
  4. Spread the oats and nuts in a thin layer on the lined baking sheet, breaking up any large clumps.
  5. Bake, stirring once with a spatula halfway through baking, until golden brown, 12 to 15 minutes.
  6. Cool on the baking sheet on a rack for 15 minutes, then break into small clusters with your hands.

Key Ingredients:

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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