Crunchy Almond Granola

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Total Time
10 mins
20 mins

This was originally printed by the California Almond Growers Association in "Real Simple" magazine - I love the almond, cinnamon and sesame flavors together!

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  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Coat baking sheet with vegetable cooking spray.
  3. In heavy, 3-quart saucepan over low heat, mix sugar, honey, sesame oil, cinnamon, vanilla and almond extract.
  4. Stir and cook just until sugar is dissolved.
  5. Remove from heat, and mix in oats and sesame seeds to coat completely.
  6. Spread evenly on cookie sheet.
  7. Bake 10 minutes.
  8. Stir, then sprinkle whole and sliced almonds on top.
  9. Bake 10 minutes to toast almonds.
  10. Cool in pan, then mix with cranberries and raisins in bowl.
  11. Store airtight.