Monday, September 23, 2013

Great Snack for School Lunches

1/4 cup (50 mL) sugar
1/4 cup (50 mL) butter or margarine
1/3 cup (75 mL) honey
1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground cinnamon
1 cup (250 mL) diced dried fruit and raisin mixture
2 cups (500 mL) Oatmeal Crisp* Cereal (any variety)
1 cup (250 mL) old-fashioned or quick-cooking oats
1/2 cup (125 mL) sliced almonds

  • Grease bottom and sides of 9-inch square pan with small amount of butter.
  • In 3-quart saucepan, heat sugar, butter, honey and cinnamon to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil 1 minute, stirring constantly; remove from heat. Stir in dried fruit. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  • Press mixture in pan with back of wooden spoon. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. For bars, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows. Store loosely covered at room temperature.

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