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Dried Cranberry Granola


9 Servings
SourceMary Ann Duffy (1995)
Prep time10 minutes
Cooking time25 minutes
Total time35 minutes


3 c
old-fashioned rolled oats
1⁄2 c
wheat germ
1 c
sliced unblanched almonds
3⁄4 c
cashews (coarsely chopped)
1⁄2 c
flaked coconut
1⁄2 c
sunflower seed
1⁄2 c
sesame seed
1⁄3 c
vegetable oil
1⁄4 c
liquid honey
1⁄4 c
maple syrup
1⁄4 c
orange juice
1⁄2 t
1⁄2 t
pumpkin pie spice or cinnamon
1 t
1 c
dried cranberries
1⁄2 c
dried apricots
1⁄2 c
pitted dates (coarsely chopped)


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.