Delectable Granola RecipeA great make-ahead recipe! Be sure to remove from the cookie sheets within 20 minutes after baking to prevent sticking.


  •  8 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cup finely chopped almonds
  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Plain yogurt, optional


  1. In a large bowl, combine the oats, almonds, pecans and coconut.
  2. In a small saucepan, combine the brown sugar, oil, honey, maple syrup, cinnamon and salt. Heat for 3-4 minutes over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Pour over the oat mixture; stir to coat.
  3. Transfer to two 15-inch x 10-inch x 1-innch baking pans coated with cooking spray.
  4. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until crisp, stirring every 10 minutes.
  5. Cool in pans on wire racks. Store in an airtight container.
  6. Serve with yogurt if desired.

Yield: 11 cups.


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