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Chocolate-Oat Granola

 Chocolate-Oat Granola
My husband and I sampled this granola years ago when we were overnight guests at a friend's house. It really appealed to our sweet tooth. She shared the recipe and I've been making it ever since.
18 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling

Ingredients

  • 6 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cup toasted wheat germ
  • 1 cup All-Bran
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 2 cups peanut butter
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1 cup chopped dried apples
  • 1 cup golden raisins
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup sunflower kernels

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the oats, wheat germ, cereal and cornmeal.
  • In a small saucepan over medium heat, heat and stir the peanut
  • butter and honey until smooth and thin, about 5 minutes. Pour over
  • oat mixture, stirring to coat evenly.
  • Transfer to two 13-in. x 9-in. baking pans. Bake at 275° for
  • 60-70 minutes or until golden brown, stirring every 15 minutes.
  • Cool, stirring occasionally. Stir in the apples, raisins, chocolate
  • chips and sunflower kernels. Store in airtight containers. Yield:
  • 14-15 cups.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 510 calories, 24 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 195 mg sodium,

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Nutritional Facts: 67 g carbohydrate, 8 g fiber, 16 g protein.