Maple Pecan Crunch Granola

Joan Link

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This recipe is from Elk Creek Lodge in Meeker, CO. It is delicious served alone with milk, or mixed with other cereals, or over oatmeal.. Also delicious served with yogurt and fruit.


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Method:

Bake

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
Pack this up for a hike, or kick back and snack during the game... either way this is simply de-lish!

Ingredients

3 c
old fashioned oats
1/2 c
sliced almonds
1/2 c
chopped pecans
1/2 c
wheat germ
1/2 c
pecan halves
1/2 c
maple syrup
1/3 c
canola oil
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 c
dried cherries
1/2 c
chopped dried apricots
1/2 c
golden raisins

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In large bowl, toss oats, almonds, pecans (both chopped and halves) and wheat germ.
2
Whisk oil, maple syrup, canola oil, vanilla, cinnamon, and salt. Pour over oat mixture, and toss to coat well. Spread onto jelly roll pan, and put into preheated 350 oven for 5-7 minutes. Stir well and return to oven for another 5-10 minutes, or until toasted golden.
3
Remove from oven. Add cherries, apricots, and raisins. Toss together. Cool. Put into ziplock bags, or air tight container

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American