Vanilla Nut Granola
Vanilla Nut Granola makes a convenient healthy snack when you're on the go, or a great way to add fiber to your yogurt.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Servings 12 people
- 2-1/2 old-fashioned rolled oats not quick cook
- 1/2 cup raisins not packed
- 1/2 cup dried cranberries (craisins)
- 1 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
- 1/2 cup chopped pecans
- 2 tbl ground flaxseed
- 1/4 cup organic coconut oil unrefined
- 1/4 cup brown sugar packed
- 1/4 cup honey
- 4 tsp vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 300°F. Lightly spray a rimmed baking sheet with nonstick spray or line it with parchment paper.
in a large bowl, mix oats, pecans, walnuts, raisins, cranberries, brown sugar, flaxseed and cinnamon.
Combine coconut oil and honey in small saucepan; bring to a simmer over medium heat. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla.
Pour hot liquid over oat mixture; stir well.
Spread granola on prepared baking sheet. Bake for about 30 minutes, or until golden brown, stirring half way through cooking.
Transfer sheet to a rack and let granola cool completely. (If it is not cooled completely it will not clump - DO NOT SKIP THIS STEP!!)
Store in airtight container. Can be frozen.
Calories: 192kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 119mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 0.7mg