Monday, April 19, 2010

Oat Snack Mix

1/2 c butter or margarine
1/3 c honey
1/4 c packed brown sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
3 c. oat cereal (I used whatever was left in my pantry...Cheerios, heart to heart o's)
1 1/5 c (or more) old fashioned oats
1 c. chopped walnuts (optional)
1/2 c. (or more) dried cranberries
1/2 c (or more) choc. covered raisins
anything else you can think of that might work....other nuts, dried fruit, etc

Melt butter in saucepan on stove. Add honey, brown sugar, cinnamon and salt and mix till sugar is dissolved. In lrg bowl mix together 3 cups oat cereal (any cereal would do actually). Pour butter mixture over and mix till all is coated. Bake in lrg 9x 11 or larger dish. 275 degrees. 45 min. Stir every 15 minutes or so. Allow to cool when done and continue to stir every so often while it is cooling. Add cranberries, raisins and nuts when cooled.

Recipe shared by: Kimberly Levitan, Leawood, KS
Recipe Source: too frazzled to remember