Christmas Gingerbread


4 days ’til Christmas and all through the house was the smell of Gingerbread all through the house! A delicious healthy recipe from, this treat will please old and young alike. Whether you’re entertaining, giving a gift, or cooking a treat for the family, this is a classic recipe that will be sure to become a family tradition.

(Makes 6 servings)

3 cups oat bran cold cereal
2 cups oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
2 tablespoons margarine
1/2 cup honey
2 tablespoons light or dark molasses
2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Spray 15 x 10-inch jelly roll pan or rimmed baking sheet with no stick cooking spray.

In large bowl, combine oat bran cereal and oats; set aside.

Place margarine in 2 cup microwaveable bowl. Microwave on high 30 to 45 seconds or until melted. Add remaining ingredients; mix well. Drizzle over combined cereals, stirring until evenly coated; spread evenly in pan.

Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown, stirring every 10 minutes. Cool granola in pan on wire rack. Store tightly covered up to one week.

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