Almond Honey Granola

Appetizer

 

Almond Honey Granola AppetizerIngredients

  • 3 cups old-fashioned oats, uncooked
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 ½  tsps.vanilla extract
  • 1cup whole natural almonds, coarsely chopped
  • ½ cup toasted wheat germ
  • ½ cup dried apricots, cut into thin strips
  • 1 cup dried tart cherries
  • 1/2 cup golden and/or dark raisins

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place oats in two 15 1/2" by 10 1/2" jelly-roll pans. Bake oats 15 minutes or until lightly toasted, stirring twice.
  2. In large bowl, stir together honey, oil, and vanilla. Add toasted oats, almonds and wheat germ; stir to coat well.
  3.  Spread oat mixture evenly in same jelly-roll pans; bake until dark golden brown, 15 to 20 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes. Cool in pans on wire racks. Transfer to large bowl and stir in dried fruit.
  4. Store at room temperature in tightly covered container up to 1 month.
This recipe can be part of a well balanced food plan. Any alterations made during preparation are at the discretion of the chef and are not included in the nutritional analysis provided, nor supported by the BestHealth team.