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Reindeer food

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 6

Let the kids create a snack for Rudolf and his hard-working reindeer team. This crunchy granola also makes a delicious breakfast on Christmas morning

Nutrition: per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal491
fat20g
saturates3g
carbs61g
sugars31g
fibre8g
protein14g
salt0g
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Ingredients

  • 150g porridge oats
  • 150g jumbo oats
  • 50g mixed nuts
  • 25g pumpkin seeds
  • 25g sunflower seeds
  • 50g golden caster sugar
  • 4 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp mixed spice
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • 100g sultanas
  • 100g apricots , chopped
  • mixture of sweets (we used silver balls, chocolate beans, jelly sweets and hundreds and thousands)

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat oven to 140C/120C fan/gas 1. Put all the ingredients (except the apricots, sultanas and sweets) in a large bowl. Stir everything well, then spread out onto two baking trays in an even layer. Put the tray in the oven for 40 mins.

  • STEP 2

    Leave the granola to cool on the tray, then break it up into small chunks and stir in the sultanas and apricots.

  • STEP 3

    Put the granola in a jar ready for breakfast. To make it suitable for magic reindeer, put a few spoonfuls into a small paper bag and mix in some sweets.

  • STEP 4

    Tie with string or a ribbon and add a fun label for Father Christmas to find.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, November 2016

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