A splash of honey and a sprinkle of cinnamon give
this sweet granola recipe some heartwarming, home-style flavor. Mix with plain
oatmeal to warm your bones on a snow day, serve with milk before school or
layer with non-fat yogurt for a fun and healthy parfait.
4 cups old fashioned rolled oats
2 cups sweetened, shredded coconut
2 cups sliced almonds
1 ½ cups dried cherries, chopped
½ cup of vegetable oil
1/3 cup of honey
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
2. Toss the oats, coconut, almonds and cherries
together in a large bowl. Pour the vegetable oil and honey over the oat
mixture. Add the cinnamon, and stir with a wood spoon until the oats and nuts
3. Pour onto a sheet pan and bake until the mixture
turns a nice and even golden brown. This should take 25 to 30 minutes. Use a
spatula to stir the oats every so often!
4. Remove from oven and allow to cool, stirring
occasionally. Store in an airtight container.
BY GL ON 1/11/2011 10:41:00 AM
POSTED IN snack, healthy recipes, breakfast