Granola

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This crunchy oat cereal is delicious with milk or yogurt, or by itself. Any dried fruit may be mixed in, and various nuts and seeds can be combined to create your own signature mix.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 45 minutes

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 4 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • ¾ cup chopped almonds
  • 1 Tbsp. grated orange zest
  • ⅛ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 8 Tbsp. butter, melted
  • ½ cup raw sunflower seeds
  • ¼ cup sesame seeds
  • ¼ cup shredded unsweetened coconut

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Toss oats, almonds, orange zest, nutmeg, cinnamon, vanilla, maple syrup, and melted butter together in a big bowl. Spread the mixture onto an ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 10 minutes, uncovered.
  • Stir, add sunflower and sesame seeds, and stir again. Bake for 15 minutes more.
  • Stir, add coconut, and stir again. Bake 10 minutes more.
  • Remove from oven, and set aside until pan is cool. Then break up large chunks with your hands.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 4 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • ¾ cup chopped almonds
  • 1 Tbsp. grated orange zest
  • ⅛ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 8 Tbsp. butter, melted
  • ½ cup raw sunflower seeds
  • ¼ cup sesame seeds
  • ¼ cup shredded unsweetened coconut

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Toss oats, almonds, orange zest, nutmeg, cinnamon, vanilla, maple syrup, and melted butter together in a big bowl. Spread the mixture onto an ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 10 minutes, uncovered.
  • Stir, add sunflower and sesame seeds, and stir again. Bake for 15 minutes more.
  • Stir, add coconut, and stir again. Bake 10 minutes more.
  • Remove from oven, and set aside until pan is cool. Then break up large chunks with your hands.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories630
Total Fat42g
Saturated Fat14g
Cholesterol40mg
Sodium135mg
Total Carbohydrate55g
Dietary Fiber10g
Sugars13g
Protein15g