Homemade Granola

Homemade Granola Recipe

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Melissa Royal

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@lyssaanne

I love granola! It brings back fond memories, a comfort food my grandmother and I used to enjoy for breakfast as cereal or in a fruit and yougurt parfait. But these days, who can afford it?! When my sister came to visit and mentioned she loved granola, I decided to make my own. Although it needs some time and attention in the oven, the actual prep time is pretty minimal and the ingredients are simple, basically everything you would use to make a good bowl of oatmeal. Hope you enjoy as much as we did!

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
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Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 15 Min

Ingredients

3 c
oats, regular
1 c
almonds, slivered or sliced
1 c
chopped walnuts or pecans
3/4 c
shredded coconut (sweetened)
1/2 c
brown sugar
3/4 Tbsp
salt
1 Tbsp
cinnamon
1/4 c
maple syrup
2 Tbsp
maple syrup
1/4 c
oil (vegetable or canola)
1 c
raisins (or dried apples or cranberries)

How to Make Homemade Granola

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 250.
  • 2In a large bowl, combine oats, nuts, coconut, brown sugar, cinnamon and salt.
  • 3Stir oil/syrup mixture into oat mixture until oats are well coated.
  • 4Spray two baking sheets lightly with non-stick spray. Spread mixture into thin layer over both baking sheets.
  • 5Cook for 1 hour and 15 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes.
  • 6Remove from oven, while still warm, stir in dried fruit. Cool completely before serving.

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About Homemade Granola

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast