Thursday, July 29, 2010

Granola Recipe

My daughter Maya gave me this recipe. Works everytime!!!

4 C Rolled Oats ( not the quick kind)
1 C Nuts ( Chopped pecans, walnuts almonds, diced to a size of your liking)
1/3 Brown Sugar (I usually cut this in half)
1 Tsp Salt
1 Tsp Cinnamon (go lighter)

Combine the above ingredients until well mixed. Then stir in -

2/3 C Maple Syrup ( Grade B is actually stronger flavored)
1/3 Canola Oil
1 tsp vanilla

Bake at 325F in a shallow baking dish ( thinner you spread it, faster it cooks) for 20-30 minutes. Take it out to mix it once or twice during this time. Then take out and mix in:

1 C slivered almonds
1 C some sort of dried fruit ( golden raisins, cranberries, currants, cherries....)

Put back in the oven for another 10-15 minutes. Take it out to mix it once during this time. Don't leave it in too long or the dried fruit will get too hard.

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1 comment:

David Galson said...

Now I add a bit more maple syrup and leave off all the sugar. I also add some walnuts and apricot bits.