• non-stick cooking spray
  • 4 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup sliced almonds
  • ½ cup granular sucralose sweetener with brown sugar (such as Splenda® Brown Sugar Blend)
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 4 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Lightly spray large baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray.


  • Step 2

    Mix oats, almonds, sweetener, salt, and cinnamon in a large bowl.

  • Step 3

    Stir applesauce and sugar together in a small saucepan; bring to a simmer over medium heat and immediately remove from heat. Stir vanilla into the applesauce mixture; pour over the oats mixture and toss to coat. Spread the mixture onto the prepared baking dish.

  • Step 4

    Bake until golden brown, stirring occasionally, 20 to 30 minutes. Place baking sheet on a cooling rack until granola is completely cooled.

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