Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins
Store this winning mixture in a jar, and it willkeep for a long time. Eat granola dry as a power snack or sprinkle it onto the wet side of pancakes before flipping them. Mush it into ice cream. Top a fruit salad with it. Make a peanut butter, marmalade and granola sandwich...the possiblities are endless. Why not double the recipe now?
- 5 cups rolled oats (not quick oats)
- 1⁄2 cup sesame seeds
- 1⁄2 cup pecan pieces
- 1⁄2 cup walnut pieces
- 1⁄2 cup sliced almonds
- 1⁄2 cup packed brown sugar
- 6 1⁄2 tablespoons corn oil or 6 1⁄2 tablespoons canola oil or 6 1⁄2 tablespoons safflower oil (any light, flavourless oil will do)
- 1⁄2 cup maple syrup
- 2 1⁄2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
- Preheat the oven to 400*F.
- Toss together the dry ingredients, making sure to crush any errant lumps of brown sugar.
- Mix the wet ingredients together' then pour over the dry mix and toss thoroughly.
- Bake the granola on a baking sheet for 35 to 45 minutes, scraping and turning the mixture a few times to ensure even browning.
Great granola, and I love all the suggested ways of using it. To lower the calories a bit, I used egg whites instead of oil, and went with sugar free maple syrup. I reduced the sesame seeds and added some dried coconut and dates. Delicious combination...thanks for posting!
Maybe 4 1/2 stars just becaus eI think the temperature is too high as some others have said, but long as you bake this at about 300 degrees it's great. I added cocoa powder and coconut before baking and a few dark chocolate chips after baking :)
Quite easy and tasty. I halved the recipe and used a mix of honey and maple syrup and it turned out quite tasty. I also cooked it at 300 degrees and only for 30 minutes, stirring often.