2 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup chopped pecans 1/4 cup chopped dates 1 1/4 cup long grain rice (divided use) 1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries 3 1/4 cup water 1 tablespoon vegetable oil spread (4.5g fat per tablespoon)
Gift Directions: 1. In a small bowl, mix brown sugar, bouillon and salt. Pack mixture tightly into bottom of a one pint canning jar. 2. Layer pecans and dates on top of brown sugar mixture and pack tightly. Add 3/4 cup rice followed by dried cranberries and remaining 1/2 cup rice. 3. Seal jar with decorative lid. If giving as gift, attach a card with the following preparation directions.
Preparation Directions: 1. In a large sauce pan combine 3 ¼ cup water, 1 tablespoon vegetable oil spread and contents of jar. Bring to boil over medium-high heat, cover and reduce to simmer. Cook 20 - 25 minutes.