green mountain inn, vt.-- granola

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Pat Duran
from Las Vegas, NV

This copycat recipe has a history with Sylvester Graham(Graham crackers), Dr. J.C. Jackson,(Graham flour),Dr. J.H. Kellogg (Battle Creek Sanitarium) and then C.W. Post(Grape Nuts). All these men and theirs developers baked and rebaked a mix of whole grain called "Granula" and later made famous by Post remaking it again and calling it Grape Nuts. This mixture is a play on those recipes with a little Maple syrup, honey and molasses added in. Hope you like it!

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
serves about 7 1/2 cups
prep time 15 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For green mountain inn, vt.-- granola

  • 1/2 c
    butter
  • 2 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 1/3 c
    maple syrup
  • 1/4 c
    molasses
  • 1/4 c
    honey
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 5 c
    old fashioned oats
  • 1 1/2 c
    chopped coconut or shredded
  • 3/4 c
    almonds
  • 3/4 c
    pecans, in pieces
  • 1/2 c
    walnut pieces
  • 1/2 c
    raisins or chopped dried fruit

How To Make green mountain inn, vt.-- granola

  • 1
    Combine butter, maple syrup,brown sugar, honey, molasses, vanilla and cinnamon in a saucepan; place over medium heat and cook, stirring often, until sugar dissolves.
  • 2
    Combine remaining ingredients in a large heat-proof bowl. Pour hot mixture over mixture in bowl, Stir until thoroughly blended--Mixture will appear wet. Press mixture in a large pan or pans in a thin layer.
  • 3
    Bake at 325^ for 15 minutes stirring after 10 minutes. Bake 5 minutes more. Remove from oven, cool, break up into chunks and then store in an air tight container. Enjoy!!

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