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Holiday Gift Granola Recipe

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1/2 vegetable oil
1/2 cup pur maple syrup
1 1/2 cups lightly packed light brown sugar
6 cups quick-cooking or old-fashio oats (not instant)
2 cups chopped walnuts
1 cup what germ
1 cup sweetened, shredded coconut
1 cup raisins, divided
1 cup sweetened dried cranberries or dried cherries, divided

Place oven rack in the 2 center positions. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Coat 2 jelly rol pans with cooking spray. Set aside. In a 1-quart microwave safe bowl, comvine oil, maple syrup and brown sugar.

Microwave, uncovered, at hight for 3 minutes or until sugar starts to melt. Remove from microware; which until any lumps disappear.

In a 3-quart or larger bow, combine oats, walnuts, wheat germ and coconut. Toss to mix well. Pour the syrup mixtur over at muxture; stir until well mixed. Spread evenly onto the jellyroll pans.
Place a pan on each oven rack; bake for 10 minutes. Taking note of which pan was on the top rack, remove the pans from the oven, stire the granola, and return to ovem placing rack that was on tip rack on the lower rack. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes; do not let over brown. Let granola cool in the pans for 1 hour or until it reaches room temperature. Sprinkle 1/2 cup raisins and 1/2 cup dried cranberries over each pan. Stir to mix well. Store in airtight containers preferably glass jars or tins, until ready to serve, up to 2 weeks




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