Fruited Granola

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Sydney Mike

This recipe makes up a delicious breakfast treat or even a nice-tasting munchie. It comes from the Famous Brand Name Recipes cookbook 'WHOLE-WHEAT COOKING.' Preparation time DOES NOT INCLUDE the time needed in Step 9 to "cool completely in pan..."

Top Review by kiwidutch

I adore dried fruit and rolled oats and whole grain cereal flakes so was very surprised that I liked this recipe so much less than your other posted granola recipe (that I have tried and loved). Personal preference IS everything as other reviwers loved this a lot ~, so DO try this for yourself... but for me at least I * think* that the combination of dates and dried cranberries was the sticking point, two very different flavours that I just didn't love together in the end. Never mind, you can't win 'em all and for me I now know that I can go back to your other granola recipe that *was* a hit for me. Please see my Rating system: it was good to have tried. Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Spread oats & almonds in single layer in 13"x9" baking pan.
  3. Stirring frequently, bake 15 minutes or until lightly toasted.
  4. Remove from oven & set aside.
  5. In large bowl, combine honey, butter, wheat germ & cinnamon until well blended.
  6. Add oats & almonds, tossing to coat completely.
  7. Spread mixture in single layer in baking pan.
  8. Bake 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  9. Remove from oven & cool completely in pan on wire rack.
  10. Break mixture into small chunks.
  11. In large bowl, combine oat chunks, wheat cereal, raisins, cranberries & dates.
  12. Serve with yogurt or milk, if desired.
  13. Store in airtight container at room temperature up to 2 weeks.

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