Who doesn't like a lil sugar on top? I always love a little crunch, too.. on just about anything! My mom and I got a good laugh when we realized that this recipe was from a 1978 cookbook. As much as things change, some things are really great when they stay the same.
This recipe is such a yummy little treat to add to ice cream, frozen yogurt, a yogurt parfait, in place of granola... and it's healthy. Really. It has wheat germ and flax seed all wrapped up in a sweet, crunchy goodness. This is so easy to make and store, and a great way to sneak a little "healthy" on top of a not-so-healthy treat. I think that if you put it on ice cream, it can definitely qualify as "diet" ice cream, right?
Wishing you best dishes and yummy dreams!
Healthy Cinnamon Crunch
adapted from: Quaker Oats Wholegrain Cookbook, "Cinnamon Add-a-Crunch Topping"
1 1/4 c. oats (instant or regular)
1/3 c. firmly packed brown sugar
1/3 c. I Can't Believe it's Not Butter Light (or regular butter)
1/3 c. wheat germ
1/3 c. flax seed
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1-2 tbsp. chopped nuts (I used pecans)
2. Place the butter spread in a pan on medium heat.
3. Melt the butter, then add the ingredients from the bowl.
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