Enjoy granola as cereal, as a fruit salad topping, in yogurt, or on its own for a tasty afternoon snack.
|Serving size:||1/2 cup|
|Prep time:||5-10 minutes|
|Cook time:||10-15 minutes|
|Total time:||20-25 minutes|
Whisk or fork
Eat by itself, with nonfat plain yogurt, or as cereal with low-fat milk.
Recipe sourced from Share Our Strength's Cooking Matters
4 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons oil, canola or vegetable
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
4 tablespoons almonds, sliced
4 tablespoons shredded, unsweetened coconut, optional
nonstick cooking spray
1 ½ cup dried fruit
- Before you begin wash your hands, surfaces and utensils.
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
- In a large bowl, add honey, oil, and cinnamon. Use a fork or whisk to thoroughly combine.
- Add oats, almonds, and coconut (if using). Stir until well coated with honey mixture.
- Spray baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray.
- Bake until very light brown, only 10-15 minutes.
- Remove from oven, add dried fruit, and let cool.
- Make large batches. Granola can be stored at room temperature or in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks.
- Add milk to granola and eat like cereal. Use it to top a fruit salad or nonfat plain yogurt. Or, pack single servings in a zip-top plastic bag. Eat on its own for a tasty afternoon snack.