Maple Granola

Recipe by Juenessa
READY IN: 2hrs
YIELD: 8 cups




  • Preheat oven to 225 degrees F.
  • In a small saucepan, combine the oil and syrup and heat, stirring, over low heat. Remove from the heat and add the vanilla extract.
  • In a large bowl, toss together the wheat germ, sesame seeds, coconut, oats, pumpkin seeds, cashews, and almonds.
  • Add the syrup mixture and stir to coat evenly.
  • Spread the granola mixture out on a baking sheet.
  • Bake until golden brown, about an 1 hour and 30 minutes.
  • Stir the mixture occasionally while baking so it toasts evenly.
  • Transfer the warm toasted granola to a large bowl and stir in the dried fruits and let cool.
  • Store in a tightly sealed container a room temperature for 2 weeks or freeze for up to 2 months.