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Granola

Here are the changes that I suggest: Oven temp should be set at 275. Nuts should be "chopped" using food processor then combine in large mixing bowl with Old Fashioned Oats (more nutritious). Puree bananas along with chopped dates, and 1/4 cup honey together in food processor. Combine brown sugar with water and cook in microwave for about 3 minutes or until sugar is completely dissolved. To it, add vanilla extract and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Mix this brown sugar syrup into oats & nuts until coated. Then stir in the pureed banana, date & honey mixture. At this point, I added about 1/2 cup coconut, which is optional. Stir until thoroughly mixed then spread granola onto 2 large cookie sheets (I lay waxed paper on the sheets & spray with Pam for no-stick & no mess). Press granola slightly onto the sheet to clump. Place each sheet on it's own rack in the oven & rotate half way through baking time. Bake for 1-1/2 to 2 hours or until golden and crunchy, stirring occasionally. When mixture comes ou

Date Posted: Feb. 24, 2006

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Home Town: Orange, California, USA

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