Yummy Homemade Granola

READY IN: 1hr 45mins
loof
Recipe by Clarasue85

Yummy Homemade Granola, got this recipe from asouthernfairytale.com

Top Review by loof

Nice tasty granola! I made half of a batch and I really liked the addition of the vanilla. I probably added a little more cinnamon than called for. I didn't add the dried fruit but did mix in a few mini chocolate chips. Great with milk, yogurt, and just plain - thanks for sharing your recipe! Made for Spring Pick-A-Chef 2013

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In your biggest mixing bowl, mix together; oats, almonds, walnuts and coconut.
  2. In a small bowl mix together: 1/2 C honey, 1 C applesauce, 2 Tbsp vanilla, 1/2 C brown sugar, 1/2 tsp cinnamon, 2 Tbsp vegetable oil.
  3. Pour the applesauce mixture over the oat mixture and combine thoroughly. Use your hands (preferred) or a spoon and mix until thoroughly combined.
  4. Spread the mixture over two baking sheets and bake at 250 F for about 1 hour 20 minutes.
  5. If the baking sheet is light it will take about 1 hour 20 minutes, if it’s dark/non-stick it will take about 1 hour (these are {abouts} it will depend on your oven, you want the granola to have turned a lovely golden brown. It will get crispy after it’s removed from the oven and allowed to cool.
  6. stir the granola every 20 minutes.
  7. remove from the heat and allow to cool, this is when it will crisp up.
  8. add in dried fruit: cranberries, raisins, cherries, apples etc….
  9. this recipe will yield 1 gallon sized storage bag.

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