This granola is so easy to make, and personalize for your family. Today we made Coconut Granola with Almonds. Generally we choose to not put dried fruit in our granola, simply because we have a wonderful array of dried fruit to add to the top of the cereal bowl.
Coconut Granola with Almonds
adapted from: my little black book, author unknown, yet thanked many times over!
325 – 350 oven ( my oven here in the new house is convection)
6 c oats
1 c brown sugar
1 c coconut
1/2 c wheat germ
1 c sliced or slivered almonds
1/2 c water
2 t vanilla
1/3 c coconut oil – melted
Combine all dry ingredients in a large bowl. Add vanilla to the water and drizzle over dry ingredients. Next drizzle the coconut oil. Combine all ingredients until combined well.
Divide between two large baking trays (jelly roll pans work well). Bake 25 minutes, stir well. Rotate baking pans, bake 20-25 minutes longer.
Important: if you oven bakes “hot” you might choose to stir the granola at the half way point, this will prevent over browning of the oats on the bottom of the pan.
Makes approximately 8 cups
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