Crunchy Homemade GranolaSubmitted by: THYENMN
IntroductionThis recipe makes some of the best granola we've ever tasted -- crunchy, nutty, and just sweet enough. This recipe makes some of the best granola we've ever tasted -- crunchy, nutty, and just sweet enough.
4 cups rolled oats
1 cup wheat germ
1 cup chopped walnuts or slivered almonds
1/2 cup sesame seeds
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1/3 cup honey
1/3 cup water
1 (6-ounce) package dried sweetened cranberries or other dried fruits such as cherries, raisins, pineapple, or papaya
2. Make a well in the dry ingredients and add the oil, honey, and water. Toss the mixture until the ingredients are well combined, then spread it evenly on a cookie sheet.
3. Bake the granola for 40 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring every 10 minutes to keep the mixture from sticking. Let it cool completely, then stir in the cranberries or dried fruit. Makes about 7 cups. - 1/2 cup servings
Number of Servings: 14
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user THYENMN.