This is a great way to clean out your pantry so use whatever nuts and dried fruits you have.
This recipe makes a lot (10 cups) but if you store it in an airtight container in a cool dry place it will keep for up to two months.
4 cold fashioned oats
1 ccoconut flakes
1 csliced almonds
1 cdry roasted pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
1/2 cbrown sugar, firmly packed
1/4 cmaple syrup
3 Tbspcanola oil
1 tspvanilla extract
1 cdried cranberries
How to Make Breakfast Granola
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray a 15 inch x 10 inch cookie sheet with cooking spray.
- Combine the first four ingredients in a large bowl.
In a small saucepan combine the sugar, honey, maple syrup, oil, salt, and cinnamon. Cook over medium low heat until brown sugar is dissolved.
Remove from heat and stir in vanilla extract.
Pour over oat mixture and toss to coat.
- Spread oat mixture evenly on the cookie sheet.
Bake at 350 for 15-20 minutes, or until golden brown, stirring every 5 minutes.
- Stir in raisins and cranberries.
Store in an airtight container for up to 2 months.