Crunchy Granola With Nuts and Dried Fruit

Recipe by JHope
READY IN: 45mins
YIELD: 8 cups




  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees, with racks in upper and lower thirds.
  • Lightly coat two rimmed baking sheets with cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, combine oil, sugar, honey, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and salt.
  • Add oats and nuts; stir to combine. Divide mixture between sheets.
  • Bake 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add 1/2 cup coconut to each sheet; bake until mixture is golden brown, 15 minutes more.
  • Let cool completely on sheets.
  • Stir in dried fruit and chocolate chips, if desired.
  • Note - Store in airtight containers, up to 3 weeks. Also can be frozen for longer storage.