Monday, November 16, 2009

Erin's Granola

(friend Erin's Recipe)
1 ½ cups rolled oats
1/3 cup walnuts, chopped very fine (or pecans)
1 cup dried fruit, diced into small pieces (apricots, raisins, blueberry or cranberry)
½ cup almond meal (or you could sub whole wheat flour)
2 TB sesame seeds, preferably unhulled
2 TB sunflower seeds
1 egg
¼ c canola oil
¼ c honey or agave nectar
¼ tsp cinnamon
½ tsp vanilla extract

In a large bowl stir together dry ingredients. You can use a single kind of fruit or a combo of 2 or more. In a separate bowl whisk wet ingredients. Add to dry ingredients and stir until covered. Line a 8 x 8 baking dish with foil and spray with cooking spray. Spread granola in dish and cook for 30 min on 350. Check halfway thru and if the top is browning, cover with foil for the remainder of cooking time. Let cool and cut into bars or crumble.

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