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Almond, Cashew and Dried Fruits Granola

 
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I made this granola last night, it was so simple and easy. The granola turned out golden brown, and nuts were deliciously toasted, nutty and crunchy.

Yield

12

servings

Prep

8

min

Cook

hrs

Ready

hrs

Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

3 cups rolled oats
¾ cup almonds
whole
*
¾ cup cashew nuts
whole
*
¼ cup sunflower seeds
¼ cup pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
¾ cup coconut, shredded, unsweetened (desiccated)
*
¼ cups brown sugar, dark
*
3 tablespoons brown sugar, dark
¼ cup maple syrup
pure
1 tablespoon maple syrup
¼ cup canola oil
½ teaspoon salt
½ cup cranberries, dried
*
¼ cup apricots, dried
chopped
*
¼ cup prunes
chopped
*

Directions

Preheat oven to 300℉ (150℃).

In a large bowl, combine the oats, nuts and coconut.

In another small bowl, combine maple syrup, oil, brown sugar and salt.

Pour the liquid mixture into the oats mixture.

Spread evenly onto two large baking sheets.

Cook for about 1 hour and 15 minutes until nuts are completely cooked and oats are golden brown, stirring every 15 minutes.

Remove from oven, let cool slightly.

Then stir in dried fruits.

Storage in an air-tight container.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Comments

Vivian
US
 over 9 years ago

Lots of nuts and dried fruits, I always eat some granola with low-fat yogurt in the morning, this is a great granola recipe, definitely will try it out. Thanks.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 60g (2.1 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 24933% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 101mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 12%
Dietary Fiber 4g 18%
Sugars g
Protein 15g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 3% Iron 13%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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