Cranberry Raisin Granola

American Institute for Cancer Research. 

3 c. old fashioned oats
1/3 c. sliced almonds
1/3 c. sunflower seeds
2 T. flax or sesame seeds
1/4 c. maple syrup
1/4 c. honey
2 tsp. canola oil
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 c. dried cranberries
1/2 c. dried raisins
1/2 c. chopped, pitted dates

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Combine oats, nuts and seeds in large bowl.  In small saucepan, heat maple syrup, honey, oil, cinnamon and vanilla until mixture is warm, 2-3 minutes.  Stir, then pour over oat mixture until evenly coated.  Coat large cookie sheet with oil. Spread granola to cover pan in even layer.  Bake 5 minutes, remove from oven and stir.  Repeat every 5 minutes until oats are lightly browned, about 15 minutes.  Cool granola in pan.  It will get crisp.  Store in airtight container 1-2 weeks.

Approx cost $5

1 comment:

  1. Your granola sounds so delicious! thanks for sharing :)