The BEST Granola

READY IN: 32mins
Recipe by Geema

This granola has as much fruit and nuts as it does oats. While most people love this as a nutritional powerhouse for breakfast, I use it as a pick-me-up snack in the afternoon. The fruit and nuts seems to boost my energy very well.

Top Review by Sharon123

This is wonderfully delicious! I halved the recipe and used corn oil instead of canola. I didn't have much maple syrup, so I used some pancake syrup with maple syrup in it. I used dried cherries instead of cranberries. I could just eat this for a snack right out of my hand! Thanks for a yummy treat!!!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the oil, syrup, molasses, salt and cinnamon.
  3. Place the oats in a large bowl and mix in the oil/syrup until oats are thoroughly coated.
  4. Spread the oats in a thin layer on 2 or 3 cookie sheets.
  5. Bake for 12 minutes.
  6. Stir the oats on the sheets.
  7. Add the nuts to the oats on the cookie sheets and bake for 12 more minutes.
  8. Remove from the oven and let cool.
  9. In a large bowl, mix the baked oats and nuts with all the chopped dried fruit.
  10. Keep in an air tight container.
  11. Does not have to be refrigerated.

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