Cereal: Down to Earth Granola

posted by Linda in MO 03-17-102 8:37 PM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Down to Earth Granola
Recipe By :Better Homes & Gardens, April 2002
Serving Size : 0 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Snack , Breakfast

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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4 cups old-fashioned oats
1 1/2 cups sliced almonds
1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
1/2 t. salt
1/2 t. cinnamon
1/4 cup canola oil
1/4 cup honey
1 t. vanilla
1 1/2 cups raisins and/or dried cranberries

Preheat oven to 300 degrees.

In a large bowl mix the oats, almonds, brown sugar, salt and cinnamon.

In a small saucepan warm the oil and honey. Carefully stir in the vanilla (be careful because it bubbles up).
Pour liquid over oat mixture. Stir gently with a wooden spoon; finish mixing by hand if needed. Spread granola in a 15x10x1 inch baking pan. Bake 40 minutes stirring carefully every 10 minutes. Cool on pan on a rack. Stir in raisins or cranberries. Store in airtight container. Will keep 1 week at room temp. or 3 months in freezer.

Makes 9 cups (24 servings)

Per serving: 186 calories, 8 g. fat, 3 g. fiber

Tip: Measure the oil before the honey, and your honey will slide right out.

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