This granola is not overly sweet, nor does it have large clusters of granola which are formed by adding more honey or syrup. I was trying to make something a little healthier. If you prefer a much sweeter granola, simply up the amount of honey you use in the recipe by a few tablespoons. I also omitted the salt from the recipe to keep the sodium down. You can add ¼ teaspoon of salt if you prefer.
You can store this Cherry Almond Granola Recipe in a airtight container for 2-3 weeks. Of course in our house, it didn't last that long!
CHERRY ALMOND GRANOLA RECIPE
- 4 cups old fashioned rolled oats
- 3 tablespoons honey
- 2 tablespoons water
- 1 tablespoon canola oil
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- ½ cup almond slivers
- ½ cup golden raisins
- ½ cup dried cherries
- Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
- In a large bowl mix honey, water, oil and vanilla until thoroughly combined.
- Pour the oats in the bowl with the wet ingredients. Stir until the oats have been coated.
- Spread the coated oats in a thin layer on a parchment covered baking sheet.
- Bake at 300 degrees for 30 minutes. Halfway through cooking, stir the granola around.
- When it is done baking, allow the granola to cool and them pour it into a large bowl and add the almond slivers, golden raisins and dried cherries. Mix until everything is evenly dispersed.
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