Recipe by JAIME15
"This is a great recipe for homemade granola. I make it weekly! Any dried fruit can be substituted for the raisins. I use dried cranberries in mine and it's fantastic!"
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Just made this recipe, actually made a variation. I only used 1 cup of oats,(I cut it down because I didn't want to waste the oats if I screwed it up!) I added steal cut oats, Chai seed and Hemp seed as well as the wheat germ. I didn't have coconut, but substituted the oil for coconut oil. I didn't use brown sugar, I used maybe a 1/3 cup (all that I had) of coconut sugar and about a 1/4 cup or so of organic maple syrup and some stevia. Also cut down the spices. I added dried cranberries, pumpkin seeds,and almonds. It came out great. I've never made granola before and used this as a guide. I'm surprised more people don't make their own, so easy and good. You can see I changed a lot from a very good recipe and worked with what I had.
Fantastic! I used cranberries & pecans instead of raisins and almonds. Also added in 1/2 cup of sunflower seeds and 1/2 cup cashew pieces. I only had to bake for 45 minutes. Will definitely make this again.
Exactly what I was looking for, a bare bones, basic granola with only a few inexpensive ingredients. The possibilities to customize this are endless.
The cup of water threw me for a loop because I've never seen a recipe that calls for that much--but it made it clump better which is exactly what I was hoping for. Great, sweet flavor. I added dried cranberries and chopped almonds at the end and omitted the nutmeg. This will now be my go to recipe. Thanks for sharing!
Excellent, easy recipe. I add a teaspoon of salt and some real maple syrup in place of half the brown sugar. I also used walnuts and pecans and dried cranberries. We love this granola! And I made some for gifts for teachers at my sons' preschool and was asked for the recipe, and now they make it all the time too.
This was just what I was looking for!! Very easy to throw together, sweet and balanced. I only cooked mine for 30 minutes total, it was crispy enough for us. I will certainly be making this again!
This is very good! I subbed out some honey for some of the brown sugar, just for preference. I don't like raisins so I subbed out for some dried cranberries. Loved the coconut! Served this on some plain yogurt I had sweetened with honey and sliced strawberries. Nice breakfast!
I didn't have flaked coconut, so didn't use it. Like others reviewers I changed it up a bit. I added about a tbsp and a half of honey, and used virgin coconut oil instead of regular oil. I added dried cranberries, yogurt covered raisins, chopped pecans, and chopped almonds. It was a nice granola, but have made better. Google "Lazy granola", in my opinion, that recipe tastes better!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 145
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