Sweet and Spicy Snack Mix

Prep Time: 10 Minutes Cook Time: 25 Minutes

Serves: 16 Submitted by: Makers of SPLENDA Sweetener Products



2 cups toasted O-shaped cereal

2 cups small reduced-fat pretzels

1 cup oyster crackers

1 cup dry roasted peanuts

1 egg white

1/2 cup SPLENDA No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated

1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper



Directions Preheat oven to 300 degrees.

Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl.

Beat egg white until foamy; stir in SPLENDA Granulated,

Worcestershire sauce and red pepper. Pour over cereal mixture,

tossing to coat.

Spray a 15- X 10-inch jellyroll pan with cooking spray; spread cereal

mixture in a single layer in pan.

Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes. Cool.

Store mix in an airtight container.

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Pineapple Yogurt Dip

Prep Time: 5 Minutes Cook Time:

Serves: 24 Submitted by: Makers of SPLENDA Sweetener Products



1 (8 ounce) package reduced-fat cream cheese, softened

1 (8 ounce) container fat-free plain yogurt

1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained well

1/2 cup SPLENDA No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated



Directions Process cream cheese, yogurt, pineapple, and SPLENDA

Granulated in a food processor or blender until smooth, stopping to

scrape down sides. Spoon into a serving dish; cover and chill. Serve

with assorted fresh fruit.

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Triple Grape Kool-Aid(R) Brain Freeze



Prep Time: 5 Minutes Cook Time:

Serves: 4 Submitted by: Makers of SPLENDA Sweetener Products

Ingredients

1/2 cup SPLENDA No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated

2 (.13 ounce) envelopes Kool-Aid Grape Flavor Unsweetened Soft Drink

Mix

2 cups red seedless grapes, frozen

1 1/2 cups unsweetened purple grape juice



Directions Combine all ingredients in a blender in the order listed;

process mixture until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides.

TIP: To freeze grapes, individually remove them from the stems, wash

thoroughly, and blot dry. Place in zip-top plastic bags and freeze to

have ready whenever you need them.

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Crispy-Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Prep Time: 15 Minutes Cook Time: 12 Minutes

Serves: 36 Submitted by: Makers of SPLENDA Sweetener Products



Ingredients

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 cup butter, softened

1 cup SPLENDA Sugar Blend for Baking

1 tablespoon molasses

2 large eggs

1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

3 cups old-fashioned oatmeal, uncooked

1 cup raisins



Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Stir together flour, soda, and cinnamon. Set aside.

Beat butter and SPLENDA® Sugar Blend for Baking at medium speed with

an electric mixer until fluffy. Add eggs, molasses and vanilla,

beating until blended. Gradually add flour mixture, beating at low

speed until blended.

Stir in oats and raisins.

Drop dough by rounded tablespoons onto lightly greased baking sheets.

Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool slightly on

baking sheets. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.

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Serve up these favorite snacks during homework time and make hitting

the books a treat.

• Try baked tortilla chips and our Citrus Salsa as a healthy

substitute for potato chips

• Stir up some of our Berry Strawberry Punch and work turns into

play in no time

• Increase motivation while decreasing sugar intake with our

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

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Teach your kids the fundamentals of a healthy meal and you'll be able

to keep an eye on what they eat, even when they're at school.

• Review cafeteria menus with your kids on Sunday night so you can

spot the meals they don't prefer, as well as the meals that aren't as

healthy

• Try making a nutritious lunch the night before, to make mornings

hassle-free

• Surprise them by packing our Pineapple Yogurt Dip with some apple

slices in their lunchbox – store the yogurt in a sealable container

and include an ice pack to keep it cold

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Feel good knowing you sent them on their way with the fuel they'll

need to make it through the day.

• Studies show that kids who eat breakfast do better in school and

are more likely to participate in physical activities, so make time

for that important morning meal

• If you're pressed for time in the morning, pack a granola bar and

piece of fruit in their backpack for a quick meal on the bus

• Serve up our Basic Oatmeal with Blueberries and Cream for a

healthy and easy breakfast time favorite

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Kelly in IL