Thursday, March 3, 2011

Home made Granola

Easy and Yummy, I am not a big one for granola but my friend Dianna shared this recipe for me and I must say it is wonderful! I have made some changes from the original, so feel free to customize it to your taste.

3 c rolled old fashioned oats
1 c sliced almonds
3/4 c shredded coconut
1/4 c wheat germ
1/4 c oat bran
1/3 c dark brown sugar
1/4 c oil
1/4 c maple syrup
1/4 c honey or agave
1 tsp salt
1 c dried cranberries
1/2 c chopped dried apricots, pears or mixture of both
1 c white, milk or dark chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 250
Mix oats, almonds, coconut, wheat germ, oat bran and brown sugar in large bowl
In another bowl whisk together oil, honey, syrup and salt.
Pour over mixture, stir well and place in 13 X 9 pan and bake 1 hour 15 min. stirring every 15 min.
Remove and cool on wax paper. When completely cool place in large bowl, add fruit and chocolate chips, Break up any large pieces and mix well.

Sweet Tooth Friday


Yvonne @ StoneGable said...

Your homemade granola is gorgeous! Filled with delicious and nutritious goodies! I bet that it would taste wonderful on top of vanilla yogurt.

Anonymous said...

I have saved your granola looks wonderful--thanks for posting!

ButterYum said...

I haven't made granola for a long time, but there's a reason... I can't help but eat it all up. Yum, Yum.

Happy Foodie Friday

Allison @ Alli 'n Son said...

I love a good homemade granola recipe. Yours has some many healthy ingredients, but my favorite part is the chocolate!

I'd love for you to share this recipe on my linky for Sweet Tooth Friday.

Anonymous said...

Found your blog through Friday Potluck and am now a follower :) I loooove homemade granola and will definitely be trying your recipe soon. Please stop by when you have time and join my followers! Keep the yummy recipes coming!

Erin @ EKat's Kitchen said...

What a delicious, tasty looking recipe! I love the addition of the shredded coconut. Thanks so much for linking up to Friday Potluck!

The Path Traveled said...

This looks so good. I love granola! A must copy!

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