Cherry Almond Snack Mix

Submitted by Karen, found in Better Homes and Gardens Diabetic Living Cookbook

Yields: 5 C

Ingredients:
4 C sweetened oat square cereal or brown sugar-flavored oat biscuit cereal
½ C sliced almonds
2 T butter, melted
½ tsp apple pie spice
dash salt
1 C dried cherries and/or golden raisins

Directions:
Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. In 15X10X1-inch baking pan combine cereal and almonds. In a small bowl stir together melted butter, apple pie spice, and salt. Drizzle butter mixture over cereal mixture; toss evenly to coat. Bake about 20 minutes or until almonds are toasted, stirring once during baking. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 20 minutes. Stir in dried cherries and/or golden raisins. Cool completely. Store in a tightly covered container at room temperature for up to a week.

Nutrition: (per ¼ C)
82 calories, 3g fat, 12g cabs (1g fiber), 2g protein

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