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Almond Craisin Granola
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Almond Craisin Granola

In addition to being delicious, this Almond Craisin Granola is filled with healthy ingredients.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Breakfast, Brunch, Mother's Day
Cuisine: American
Servings: 18 servings
Calories: 288kcal
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

  • Adjust oven rack to upper-middle position and heat oven to 325° F. Line rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Whisk honey, brown sugar, vanilla extract, and salt in large bowl. Whisk in oil. Fold in oats and almonds until thoroughly coated.
  • 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.
  • Remove granola from oven and cool on wire rack to room temperature, about 1 hour.
  • Break cooled granola into pieces of desired size. Stir in dried fruit.Granola can be stored in airtight container for up to 2 weeks.
  • Yield: 9 cups.

Nutrition

Calories: 288kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 67mg | Potassium: 204mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 13g | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 1.7mg