Gluten Free Maple-Oat Power Snack

Gluten Free Maple-Oat Power Snack

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  • Preparation Time

    15 mins

  • Cooking Time

    15 mins

  • Makes

    4 cups


  • 2 cups (500 mL) gluten free square rice cereal
  • 1 cup (250 mL) rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) slivered almonds, toasted
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) dried cranberries or dried cherries, chopped
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) Becel® Buttery Taste margarine*
  • 6 Tbsp. (90 mL) pure maple syrup
  • 1 tsp. (5 mL) gluten free pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp. (1 mL) ground cinnamon


Step 1

Preheat oven to 375˚F (190˚C).

Step 2

Arrange cereal, oats, almonds, sunflower seeds and cranberries in medium bowl; set aside.

Step 3

Microwave Becel® Buttery Taste margarine with maple syrup, vanilla and cinnamon in medium microwave safe bowl at HIGH until spread is melted, about 30 seconds.

Step 4

Drizzle over cereal mixture; toss to coat. Arrange in single layer on baking sheet and bake, stirring once, until golden brown, about 15 minutes. Let cool completely. Store in air-tight container.

Recipe Tip:

*Becel® Gold in Quebec.

Great as a snack, yogurt topping or with milk for a super breakfast.

For a nut-free version, omit the almonds and sunflower seeds and increase the cereal and dried fruit by 1/4 cup (60 mL) each.

Nutritional Information:

Recipe : Gluten Free Maple-Oat Power Snack
Makes : 4 cups

1/2 cupAmount% Daily Value
Total Fat:4 g 
Saturated Fat:0 g 
Trans Fat:0 g 
Cholesterol:0 mg 
Sodium:30 mg 
Total Carbs:11 g 
Dietary Fiber:1 g 
Sugars:5 g 
Protein:2 g 
Vitamin A: 2 %
Vitamin C: 0 %
Calcium: 2 %
Iron: 2 %
Omega-3:0.1 g 
Omega-6:0.7 g