Crunchy Homemade Granola Recipe

Looking for an easy Crunchy Homemade Granola recipe? Learn how to make Crunchy Homemade Granola using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by micudoreen

Makes 14 servings



This recipe makes some of the best granola I've ever tasted -- crunchy, nutty, and just sweet enough. Recipe from FamilyFun Magazine.

Recipe Ingredients for Crunchy Homemade Granola

4 cups rolled oats
1 cup wheat germ
1 cup chopped walnuts or slivered almonds
1/2 cup sesame seeds
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1/3 cup honey
1/3 cup water
3/4 cup cranberries, dried and sweetened, or dried fruit.

Recipe Directions for Crunchy Homemade Granola

  1. Heat the oven to 300?. In a large mixing bowl, stir together the oats, wheat germ, nuts, sesame seeds, brown sugar, cinnamon, and salt.

  2. Make a well in the dry ingredients and add the oil, honey, and water. Toss the mixture until the ingredients are well combined, then spread it evenly on a cookie sheet.

  3. Bake the granola for 40 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring every 10 minutes to keep the mixture from sticking. Let it cool completely, then stir in the cranberries or dried fruit. Makes about 7 cups.

Categories

Breakfast

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 72.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
288
Calories from Fat
138
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.3g
24%
Saturated Fat
2.0g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
45mg
2%
Potassium
247mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
31.6g
11%
Dietary Fiber
5.0g
20%
Sugars
10.4g
Protein
9.1g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 8% Iron 16%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • Very high in manganese
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