Cranberry Almond Granola Recipe

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Cranberry Almond Granola

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This is a very versatile recipe -- feel free to add other dried fruits, pumpkin seeds, and a touch of honey or maple syrup to give the sweetness more depth of flavor. Recipe is from an old Bon Appetite magazine.


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Serves:

makes 4 cups

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

nonstick cooking spray
2 c
old fashioned oats
1/3 c
slivered almonds
1/3 c
sweetened flaked coconut
1/3 c
pecan halves
1/3 c
frozen concentrated cranberry juice cocktail, thawed
1/3 c
brown sugar (packed)
2 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp
ground allspice
1 c
dried sweetened cranberries

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Spray a heavy large-rimmed baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.
2
Combine oats, almonds, coconut and pecans in a large bowl. Combine cranberry juice concentrate, brown sugar, oil, cinnamon and allspice in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil, whisking until sugar dissolves.
3
Pour hot syrup over oat mixture; stir to coat evenly. Spread mixture out on prepared pan. Bake until golden brown at edges, about 20 minutes.
4
Add dried cranberries. Using metal spatula, stir to blend. Bake until granola is golden and beginning to dry, stirring occasionally, about 12 minutes longer.
5
Cool completely on baking sheet. Store in airtight container at room temperature.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Diabetic, Low Fat, Dairy Free, Low Carb
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy