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Granola Recipe

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This recipe for Granola, by , is from A Peek into the Parsons' Pantry, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Mary Ann Parsons
Added: Friday, June 19, 2009



10 c. rolled oats
4 c. rolled wheat oats
2 c. wheat germ
1 c. sesame seeds, toasted
1 1/4 c. coconut, unsweetened
2 c. raw sugar
Chopped walnuts, sunflower seeds (or pumpkin seeds), raisins (or dried blueberries or craisins)- 1 c. each. Take out or add whatever you like.

Mix together and pour over granola:

1/3 c. honey
1 TB. salt
1 1/4 c. vegetable oil
2/3 c. warm water
1 TB. vanilla

Stir well and spread onto 2 cookie sheets. Bake appx. 1 1/2 hours at 250 until crisp and lightly brown, stirring every 20 minutes.




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