Crunchy Granola

Recipe by nursemichelle
READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
YIELD: 8 cups




  • Preheat oven to 275 degrees. Combine brown sugar and water in microwave safe bowl. Place in microwave on high for 5 minutes and cook until sugar is dissolved. Remove and add vanilla and salt and desired amount of cinnamon. Stir.
  • In a large mixing bowl combine oats, nuts, and syrup. Stir until well coated. Spread on cookie sheet or sheets and bake 45 minutes to one hour or until golden and crunchy.
  • Pour can of sweetened condensed milk over evenly and stir. Bake an additional 45-60 minutes at 300 dgrees stirring every 15 minutes. Allow to cool. Store in an airtight container.
  • May add dried fruits after baking and cooled or substitue other nuts such as almonds or walnuts for the pecans.