• Makes 6 cups
  • 1 6 oz pkg dried fruit bits
  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3-1/2 cups regular oats
  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds OR chopped nuts


Combine brown sugar, oil, water, and salt in a small saucepan. Heat, stirring until sugar is melted. Drizzle mixture over oats, tossing well. Spray non-stick coating on a large shallow baking sheet and spread oats. Bake at 250 degrees 30 minutes, stirring occasionally and add the seeds or nuts the last 10 minutes. Cool. Stir in dried fruit bits. Store in a tightly covered container.