Recipe Remix: Homemade Honey Nut Granola

Posted By ,March 19, 2016

You’ll love this granola! This recipe is much tastier, less expensive, and is lower in fat than most of the regular, store-bought varieties. The baking time is worth the effort.

Prep Time:1 Minutes
Cook time:1 Minutes

Ingredients
1 cup 100% fresh squeezed orange juice
1 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup canola oil
1/2 cup honey
3 cups regular oats
2 cups whole-wheat toasted oat cereal (such as Cheerios)
1 cup toasted wheat germ
1 cup uncooked quick-cooking barley
1/2 cup nut-like cereal nuggets (such as Grape-Nuts)
1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup unsalted soy nuts
1/4 cup flaxseed
1/4 cup unsalted sunflower seed kernels
Cooking spray
1 (6-ounce) package dried cherries
2 (4-ounce) packages dried blueberries

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 300°.

2. Heat juice and next 3 ingredients (through honey) in a medium saucepan over medium heat, stirring until dissolved; set aside.

3. Combine oats and next 10 ingredients (through sunflower seed kernels) in a large bowl.

4. Pour juice mixture over oat mixture; toss.