Orange Cranberry Granola

Sarah Farrand

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@coverats

This is the first granola we made from scratch, and have been making it ever since. It is so simple and delicious! Eat it plain, on yogurt or ice cream, or on a peanut butter sandwich (really!). It also makes a great gift!


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Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
brown sugar, packed
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 Tbsp
cinnamon
2 Tbsp
water
1/4 c
canola oil
zest of 1 orange
1/2 tsp
vanilla
1/4 c
toasted wheat germ
2 1/2 c
old fashioned oats
1/2 c
slivered almonds (or nut of your choice)
2/3 c
dried cranberries

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Over low heat, mix first 7 ingredients until melted down a bit and combined.
2
In a bowl, mix wheat germ, oats, and nuts. Pour sugar mixture over and stir to coat. Spread on lightly greased cookie sheet, and bake at 300 degrees 40-45 minutes, stirring 3 times throughout cooking. Let cool, then toss in cranberries. Store in airtight container. Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy