No-Bake Cranberry Granola Cookies

Mix granola, cranberries and pistachio nuts together for this portable 170 calorie stovetop treat.

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Prep Time: 20 Minutes
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Total Time: 50 Minutes
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Servings: 24
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Calories per Serving: 170

Ingredient List

  • Small check mark in a circle 1 bag (11 oz) Nature Valley™ oats & dark chocolate protein granola
  • Small check mark in a circle 1 cup chopped sweetened dried cranberries
  • Small check mark in a circle 1 cup pistachio nuts
  • Small check mark in a circle 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • Small check mark in a circle 1/2 cup corn syrup
  • Small check mark in a circle 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • Small check mark in a circle 1 teaspoon vanilla

Preparation

  1. Line cookie sheet with waxed paper. In large bowl, mix granola, cranberries and pistachio nuts.
  2. In 2-quart saucepan, mix brown sugar, corn syrup and peanut butter. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla.
  3. Pour syrup over granola mixture, stirring until evenly coated. Drop mixture by scant 1/4 cupfuls onto waxed paper. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.

Tips

  • Substitute walnuts or cashews for the pistachio nuts, if you like. Bits of any dried fruit can be substituted for the dried cranberries.
  • Dress up these no-bake treats with a drizzle of melted white baking chips or semisweet chocolate chips.

Nutrition Information

24 cookies

1 Cookie Calories 170  (Calories from Fat 45);  Total Fat 5g  (Saturated Fat 1g,  Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 0mg;  Sodium 55mg;  Total Carbohydrate 27g  (Dietary Fiber 1g,  Sugars 12g);  Protein 4g
% Daily Value: Vitamin A  0%;  Vitamin C  0%;  Calcium 0%;  Iron  4%;
Exchanges: 1 Starch, 1 Other Carbohydrate, 1 Fat
Carbohydrate Choice: 2