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.)


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Serves:

15 servings

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

50 Min

Method:

Bake

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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In 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.
2
Preheat 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.
3
Per 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