|Source||Mary Ann Duffy (1995)|
In large bowl, combine oats, wheat germ, almonds, cashews, coconut, sunflower seed and sesame seed; set aside. In small saucepan, combine oil, honey, maple syrup, orange juice, salt and pumpkin pie spice. Stir over medium-high heat until hot. Stir in vanilla. Pour over oat mixture; mix thoroughly. Spread mixture into greased baking sheet with rim. Bake at 325° for 15 to 30 minutes, or until golden, stirring frequently. Stir and let cool on baking sheet on wire rack. In large airtight container, combine oat mixture with cranberries, apricots and dates. (Can be stored for up to 1 week at room temperature or 2 weeks in the refrigerator.) Makes about 9 cups.