Vanilla Nut Granola makes a convenient snack when you're on the go, or a great way to add fiber to your yogurt.
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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
Author Julie Menghini

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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.

Nutrition

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
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