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Homemade granola


  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup slivered almonds or chopped pecans
  • 3/4 cup shredded sweet coconut
  • 1/4 cup + 2 Tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup + 2 Tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt


  • Preheat oven: preheat oven to 250 F.
  • Line cookie sheet: Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • Mix dry ingredients: In a large bowl, combine; oats, almonds, coconut, and brown sugar.
  • Mix liquid ingredients: In a separate bowl combine; maple syrup, oil, and salt

    TIP: measure the oil first. That way when you measure the syrup, it will all slide out easily)

  • Combine all ingredients together: Combine the liquid ingredients into the large bowl with the dry ingredients.
  • Mix well: Mix well until all the dry ingredients are lightly coated with the syrup mixture.

  • Spread onto a cookie sheet: Spread a thin layer of granola onto each cookie sheet.

  • Bake: Bake for 50 min- 1 hr. You will know it is done when it is LIGHTLY golden brown.

  • Stir halfway through the cooking time: Stir mixture on each cookie sheet halfway through cooking time.

  • Eat and enjoy: Enjoy that crunchy goodness!

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