PUMPKIN CRUNCH GRANOLA

Linda Farnsworth

By
@LindaLilacs

Lovely!! Wonderful this time of year! (See my notes for making this low-sugar, if you prefer that.)

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
15 servings
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Bake

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Notes from the Test Kitchen:
This granola recipe is fantastic! It's got all the flavors of fall you love in a delicious snack. This will be a great afternoon snack and I bet it would be tasty on some ice cream too.

Ingredients

1/4 c
pure pumpkin puree
1/4 c
maple syrup or agave (or sugar free)
1/3 c
brown sugar (or Whey Low Gold or Splenda granular)
3 Tbsp
caramel sauce (or sugar-free sauce/syrup)
1
egg yolk
2 tsp
pumpkin pie spice
1 tsp
vanilla
1/4 tsp
salt
3 c
old-fashioned oats
1 c
chopped pecans

Step-By-Step

1In a medium bowl combine the pumpkin, maple syrup/agave, brown sugar or Whey Low Gold, caramel syrup, egg yolk, spice, vanilla, and salt. Stir in the oats and nuts until every flake is coated.
2Preheat oven to 275 degrees. Coat an 11-inch baking sheet with vegetable cooking spray and spread the oat mixture evenly. Bake for 45-60 minutes (stirring every 15 minutes) or until deep brown. Allow to cool completely on the baking sheet. Store in an airtight container. Makes approx 15 (1/4-cup) servings.
3Per 1/4 cup of lower-sugar version: Calories 119; Protein 6 g; Fat 8 g; NET Carbs 11 g; (Fiber4 g); Sugar 4 g; Sodium 41 mg

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Collection: Gifts to Give
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #spices, #granola, #pumpkin