Easy to make Mix & Match Granola

This recipe is for an incredibly delicious and simple to make mix and match granola.

Use whatever combination of ingredients you have on hand, or that you like best.

Hit up the Bulk Barn for this one if you have time as they have rows upon rows of different goodies that would be perfect for this recipe!

ENJOY 🙂

Mix & Match Granola

  • 4 cups rolled oats, wheat or barley (any combination)
  • 1/2 cup sunflower or sesame seeds
  • 1/2 cup honey, maple syrup or a thick homemade syrup made from 1/2 cup packed brown sugar and 2-3 TBSP water
  • 1/4 canola oil
  • 1 TSP vanilla or maple extract
  • 3/4 cups raisins or dried cranberries or any other dried fruit you prefer
  • 1/2 cup nuts of your choice
  • 1/2 TSP salt
  1. In a large bowl mix all the dry ingredients together except for the dried fruit.
  2. In another bowl mix the syrup, oil and extract until well blended
  3. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and mix thoroughly until liquids are absorbed. The granola will become darker and shinier.
  4. Spread the granola in a shallow baking pan and bake at 325 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until mostly dry and starting to brown.
  5. Remove from pan and stir in fruit.

TIPS

  1. Stir granola every ten minutes while baking to ensure it doesn’t burn on bottom.
  2. Granola becomes crispier as it cools because of the oil, keep this in mind while baking.
  3. Store Granola in an airtight container for up to two weeks, or six months stored properly in the freezer

I love this granola served on top of yogurt with fresh fruit…perfect for breakfast or a lovely snack throughout the day 🙂

yummy homemade granola

yummy homemade granola

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