•  cups sweetened oat square cereal or brown sugar-flavored oat biscuit cereal
  •  1/2 cup sliced almonds
  •  tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  •  1/2 teaspoon apple pie spice
  •  salt
  •  cup dried cherries and/or golden raisins


  1.  Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Line a 15×10-inch baking pan with foil, if desired. In the 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 to coat evenly.
  2.  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 or raisins. Cool completely. Store in a tightly covered container at room temperature for up to 1 week. Makes 5 cups, 20 (1/4-cup) servings.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:

Servings Per Recipe: 20
PER SERVING: 82 cal., 3 g total fat (1 g sat. fat), 3 mg chol., 58 mg sodium, 12 g carb. (1 g fiber), 2 g pro.

Diabetic Exchanges

Other Carb (d.e): 1; Fat (d.e): 0.5;