Honey-Maple Granola with Cherries and Pecans

Total Time
45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. On a large baking sheet with sides, spread out oats; toast in oven 15 minutes, and then spoon into a large bowl.
  3. Add Wheaties and rolled rye; set aside.
  4. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine honey, maple syrup, and canola oil; then pour into a medium saucepan.
  5. Heat over a medium-high flame until bubbly and hot.
  6. Remove from stove and let cool 1 to 2 minutes.
  7. Pour over oat mixture.
  8. Stir gently and spread out on a baking sheet.
  9. Bake, turning often with a spatula until toasted, 10 to 14 minutes, watching carefully to prevent burning.
  10. Add pecans, wheat germ, sesame seeds, and dried cherries.
  11. Bake 5 more minutes, turning 3 to 4 times, until brown.
  12. Remove from oven and let cool.
  13. (Can be stored in an airtight container 4 to 6 days at room temperature or 3 weeks in the refrigerator.) Serve with milk or as a topping over yogurt.

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