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Granola Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Brian Smith
Added: Thursday, December 11, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
5 cups oatmeal
1 cup wheat germ
1 cup powdered milk
1 cup flour (rye, wheat, spelt, etc)
1 cup bran flakes or Raisin Bran
1+ tbs. cinnamon (more is better)
1 cup vegetable oil (Canola is good, Olive is better)
1 cup honey

Optional ingredients:
Raisins
Crasins
1 cup Flaxseed Meal
Shredded Coconut
Trail mix
Dried Fruits
Chopped Almonds
Walnuts
Pecans
Pumpkin Seeds
Sunflower seeds
Protein powder

Directions:
Directions:
Blend dry ingredients together. Crush the bran flakes a bit to match the size of the oatmeal. Pour oil into a 2 cup measure. Add honey to cup and pour over dry ingredients. Mix thoroughly. Spread on to large flat pan (9x13 glass cake pan also works well). Bake for 30 to 45 minutes at 250 degrees. When cool, crumble into storage container. Serve with non-citrus juice or milk.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
20
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
60 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Optional processes
Bake longer/hotter for crispy granola.
Bake shorter for soft granola.

Bars:
Add cup more honey for granola bars.
While hot, firmly press granola into the pan with a flat spatula, then cut into squares. Leave in the pan until cool and then break apart.

 

 

 

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