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Mint Chip Apr 22, 2007 05:48 PM

I don't like eating grape nuts plain as cereal, any one have good recipes or suggestions on how to use them? Thanks!

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    mojoeater RE: Mint Chip Apr 22, 2007 05:52 PM

    They are great on top of yogurt. My So mixes it with other cereals for texture.

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      mglass RE: mojoeater Apr 24, 2007 11:59 AM

      I agree! I ran out of granola one day and used Grape Nuts instead. It's a heartier addition and now I eat them every morning!

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      another_adam RE: Mint Chip Apr 22, 2007 05:59 PM

      Grapenuts pudding!!! Simple and comforting, it's one of my childhood faves... :)

      1. farmersdaughter RE: Mint Chip Apr 22, 2007 06:02 PM

        Have you heated them up with milk? They are pretty good that way - I add berries and a touch of brown sugar. I also love grape nut pudding.

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          piccola RE: Mint Chip Apr 22, 2007 07:01 PM

          It's good for breading stuff, or for making healthy crusts for cheesecake or pies. You can mix it into patties or loaves for fiber, too.

          It's also really good stirred into ice cream or parfaits. Trust me.

          1. yayadave RE: Mint Chip Apr 22, 2007 08:16 PM

            Grape Nut Bread
            http://www.recipezaar.com/215144
            I have not used this recipe, but I have used the one in my Grange cookbook which is similar. That one differs in that it only has 1 C of sugar, 4 C flour, 4 t baking powder!!!, 1 t baking soda and 1 t salt.
            You might use the recipe from recipezaar, but think about that sugar!!

            1. andytee RE: Mint Chip Apr 22, 2007 09:28 PM

              Grape-nut ice cream is popular in New England.

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                Katie Nell RE: andytee Apr 23, 2007 05:32 PM

                Yes, it's meant to simulate brown bread ice cream here in the Midwest- one of my favorite flavors of ice cream of ALL TIME!

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                  mlgb RE: andytee Apr 24, 2007 01:29 PM

                  And a favorite flavor in Jamaica, W.I.

                2. othervoice RE: Mint Chip Apr 23, 2007 04:22 AM

                  Grapenut Pudding! One of life's great pleasures.

                  http://www.cooks.com/rec/search/0,1-0...

                  1. NiKoLe1625 RE: Mint Chip Apr 23, 2007 07:07 AM

                    Heat them up with some milk and honey. Amazing!

                    1. monkeyrotica RE: Mint Chip Apr 23, 2007 07:10 AM

                      Bran muffins. Toss some prunes in there and it'll clean you out like a Ferrari. You'll be "movin" like Ginger Rogers. No lie, GI.

                      http://www.chowhound.com/topics/28264...

                      1. bitsubeats RE: Mint Chip Apr 23, 2007 08:56 AM

                        my great grandmother used to put it on top of vanilla ice cream and black raspberry ice cream - very yummy and great texture

                        1. xnyorkr RE: Mint Chip Apr 23, 2007 08:58 AM

                          Mix peanut butter with a *little* milk and confectioners sugar, form into balls, roll on Grape Nuts, munch!

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                            valerie RE: Mint Chip Apr 23, 2007 10:53 AM

                            Sprinkle them on top of a salad. They add lots of crunch.

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                              Jimmy Buffet RE: Mint Chip Apr 23, 2007 05:40 PM

                              LOL Dang it, jbyoga, I was going to say that, so here goes... load up some shotgun shells and use them to keep varminst off your land.

                              Seriously, my wife loves it in yogurt. I have also mixed them in oatmeal.

                              1. jinet12 RE: Mint Chip Apr 23, 2007 07:15 PM

                                When I used to eat yogurt, a favorite was to top my lemon yogurt with grapenuts...Delicious!

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                                  foiegras RE: Mint Chip Apr 24, 2007 02:36 PM

                                  I have had good luck giving them to the dogs ;)

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                                    greenstate RE: foiegras Apr 24, 2007 06:34 PM

                                    Sprinkle them on vanilla ice cream and pour maple syrup on top.

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                                    missmojito RE: Mint Chip Apr 24, 2007 06:39 PM

                                    grape nuts and ice cream. yumba

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