Snacks

Easy Homemade Granola Recipe from 1969

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My kids–my teenage son especially–is suddenly obsessed with granola. He eats it as cereal, puts it in his yogurt, and keeps it in little containers for emergency snacks. After going through about 100 bags that cost $5-$8 each, I realized we need an easy homemade granola recipe I can make in bulk. I consulted my brilliant Aunt Carla who is the best baker and cook in the family. She gave me her mother's recipe from 1969! Talk about tried and true. This is the BEST recipe for granola.

8 cups old fashioned oats (NOT quick cook)
4 cups wheat germ
2 tbsp cinnamon
1 (14 oz) coconut package
1 (12 oz) package Craisins
Nuts ( 1 small package pecans + 1 package chopped walnuts or whatever your preference but in total it's about 16 oz of nuts )
1 tbsp salt
2 tbsp powdered milk
1 cup honey
1 cup sunflower oil
parchment paper
  1. Preheat oven to 275º.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine oats, wheat germ, cinnamon, coconut, Craisins, nuts, and...
    See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
10836

Sodium
7488mg
312% DV

Fat
400g
616% DV

Protein
359g
718% DV

Carbs
1521g
517% DV

Fiber
243g
972% DV