You and your kids will love this crunch snack treat!

1/4 cup creamy peanut butter

1/4 cup pancake syrup, low calorie

2 cups low fat granola*

1 cup pretzels

1/2 cup peanuts

1 cup dried cranberries

Preheat oven to 275 degrees. Butter a large baking sheet. In a large bowl, combine peanut butter and pancake syrup. Stir to mix. Add granola, pretzels, and peanuts. Stir to mix. Spread mixture in a single layer on baking sheet. Bake for 15 - 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Stir occasionally during baking.

Add cranberries to granola mixture. Stir to mix. Return pan to oven but turn oven off. Cool mixture in closed oven for 15 - 20 minutes. Remove from oven and cool completely.

Note: Many granola mixtures are high in fat and calories. One good low fat granola is Kashi Go Lean Crunch ? a high protein and high fiber cereal.

Serves 12

Nutritional Information per serving:

Calories 215 Fat, gm. 6 Protein, gm. 6 Carbs, gm. 34 Cholesterol, mg. 0 Fiber, gm. 3.3

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