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Almond Craisin Granola
Almond Craisin Granola
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
55 mins
 
Almond Craisin Granola is filled with healthy ingredients. This delicious granola is a perfect addition to your Mother’s Day brunch.
Course: Breakfast, Brunch, Mother's Day
Cuisine: American
Servings: 18 servings
Calories: 288 kcal
Author: Chula King
Ingredients
  • 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 4 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 5 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 2 cups raw almonds chopped coarse
  • 2 cups Craisins or other dried fruit, chopped
Instructions
  1. Adjust oven rack to upper-middle position and heat oven to 325° F. Line rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Whisk honey, brown sugar, vanilla extract, and salt in large bowl. Whisk in oil. Fold in oats and almonds until thoroughly coated.
  3. Transfer oat mixture to prepared baking sheet and spread across sheet into thin, even layer (about 3/8-inch thick). Using stiff metal spatula or potato masher, compress oat mixture until very compact. Bake until lightly browned, 40 to 45 minutes, rotating pan once halfway through baking.
  4. Remove granola from oven and cool on wire rack to room temperature, about 1 hour.
  5. Break cooled granola into pieces of desired size. Stir in dried fruit.Granola can be stored in airtight container for up to 2 weeks.
  6. Yield: 9 cups.
Nutrition Facts
Almond Craisin Granola
Amount Per Serving
Calories 288 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Sodium 67mg3%
Potassium 204mg6%
Carbohydrates 33g11%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 6g12%
Calcium 58mg6%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.