Monday, November 10, 2008

Mixed Berry Granola Cobbler


2 Cups Low Fat Granola
1/2 Cup 1% Low Fat Milk
2-12oz Packages Frozen Mixed Berries
1/4 Cup Firmly Packed Brown Sugar
2 Tsp Cornstarch
1 Tsp Ground Cinnamon
1/2 Tsp Orange Zest
1/4 Tsp Ground Nutmeg
Non-Stick Vegetable Cooking Spray
Plain Fat Free Yogurt

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Stir together granola and milk in a shallow bowl. Let stand for 5 minutes. Toss together berries and next 5 ingredients in a large bowl. Spoon berry mixture into a 8-inch square baking dish. Stir granola mixture, and spoon over berry mixture. Lightly coat with cooking spray. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour or until bubbly. Serve with yogurt.

Peach Cobbler: Substitute 1-20 oz package of frozen slices peaches for frozen mixed berries and follow recipe.

Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas

Whole Grain Marshmellow Crispy Bars

3 Tbsp Butter (or Smart Balance Butter Substitute)
1-10.5 oz Bag Miniature Marshmellows
1-15 oz Box Kashi GoLean Crunch Cereal
1 1/2 Cups Dried Cranberries, divided
Non-Stick Cooking Spray

Melt butter in a large saucepan over low heat. Add marshmellows, and cook, stirring constantly, 4 to 5 minutes or until melted and smooth. Remove from heat. Stir in cereal and 1 cup dried cranberries until well coated. Press mixture into a 13 x 9 ince baking dish coated with non-stick cooking spray. Chop remaining 1/4 cup dried cranberries, and sprinkle on top. Let stand 10-15 minutes or until firm. Cut into 24 bars.