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      Here’s a great snack recipe that you can take with you or give the kids in the morning before school

      1/4 cup butter, softened
      3/4 cup sugar
      1 egg
      1 egg white
      1/4 teaspoon almond extract
      1-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
      1 teaspoon baking powder
      1/2 teaspoon baking soda
      1/4 teaspoon salt
      3/4 cup reduced-fat granola
      2/3 cup dried cranberries
      Directions:
      In a small mixing bowl, beat butter and sugar until crumbly, about 2 minutes. Beat in the egg, egg white and extract. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; gradually add to butter mixture. Break apart any large pieces of granola; stir granola and cranberries into dough.
      Divide dough in half. With lightly floured hands, shape each portion into a 12-in. x 1-1/2-in. rectangle; place each on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray.
      Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Carefully remove to wire racks; cool for 5 minutes.
      Transfer to a cutting board; cut with a serrated knife into 3/4-in. slices. Place cut side down on ungreased baking sheets.
      Bake for 5 minutes. Turn and bake 5-7 minutes longer or until firm. Remove to wire racks to cool. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.

      Nutrition Facts
      One serving: 1 cookie Calories: 75 Fat: 2 g Saturated Fat: 1 g Cholesterol: 11 mg Sodium: 80 mg Carbohydrate: 14 g Fiber: 0 g Protein: 1 g

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