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Granny’s Apple Granola

Sharon Palmer, R.D.

Granny’s Apple Granola

4 c. old-fashioned oats
1 c. shredded coconut
1 c. chopped walnuts
1/4 c. packed brown sugar
1/4 c. vegetable oil
1/4 c. honey
1 t. ground cinnamon
1 t. ground nutmeg
1 1/2 t. vanilla extract
1 c. dried apples

Preheat oven to 350 F.  In a large bowl, combine oats, coconut, and walnuts.  In a saucepan, combine brown sugar, oil, honey, cinnamon and nutmeg.  Bring to a boil.  Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.  Pour over oats mixture and toss to coat.  Spread in a large baking sheet and bake at 350 F for 15 – 20 min.  Open oven and stir granola every 5 minutes, to brown evenly.  Cool slightly, stir in dried apples.  Store in airtight container.  Makes approximately 7 cups granola.

Nutrition Information per Serving (1/2 cup): 341 calories, 45 g carbohydrates, 9 g protein, 15 g fat, 24 mg sodium, 6 g fiber

Saturday, December 10, 2011

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