Pecan Pie Granola

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 32
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 140.4
  • Total Fat: 8.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 40.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 15.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.8 g
  • Protein: 2.5 g

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Introduction

If you're like my mom, you adore the buttery, toasted pecans in the classic dessert, but not the cloying sweetness! My granola still keeps a hint of the golden syrup flavour, with the power of wheat germ, rolled oats and flaked quinoa for a delicious yoghurt topper! If you're like my mom, you adore the buttery, toasted pecans in the classic dessert, but not the cloying sweetness! My granola still keeps a hint of the golden syrup flavour, with the power of wheat germ, rolled oats and flaked quinoa for a delicious yoghurt topper!
Number of Servings: 32

Ingredients

    cup melted coconut oil
    cup canola oil
    cup golden syrup (or dark corn syrup)
    cup packed dark brown sugar
    2 tbsp bourbon (or apple juice)
    1 tbsp vanilla extract
    pinch salt
    2 cups uncooked old fashioned oats
    1 cup quinoa flakes
    1 cup wheat germ
    1 cups coarsely chopped pecans

Directions

Heat oven to 325F and line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. set aside.
In a large bowl, stir together the oils, golden syrup, brown sugar, bourbon, vanilla, and salt.
Add the oats, quinoa flakes, wheat germ and pecans, stirring gently to coat completely.
Spread mixture evenly onto the baking sheet.
Bake 30-35 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes.
Turn off the oven and let cool inside for 1 hour.

Serving Size: Makes 8 cups, 32 (1/4-cup) servings

Number of Servings: 32

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JO_JO_BA.