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Fruit 'n' Nut Granola Recipe
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Fruit 'n' Nut Granola Recipe

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The combination of crunchy nuts and chewy fruit makes this granola a hit for breakfast or snacking. It's packed with lots of ingredients that taste great. —Sue Hochhalter-Broyles, Rapelje, Montana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling
MAKES:9 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling
MAKES: 9 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cup nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1 cup chopped dried mixed fruit
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup toasted wheat germ
  • 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup raisins

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the oats, milk powder, fruit, walnuts, wheat germ and cinnamon.
  2. In a small saucepan over medium heat, bring brown sugar and water to a boil. Remove from the heat; stir in oil and vanilla until mixed. Pour over oat mixture and toss to coat. Pour into a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan.
  3. Bake at 275° for 35-45 minutes. Stir in raisins. Cool, stirring occasionally. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 7 cups.
Originally published as Fruit 'n' Nut Granola in Cookin' Up Country Breakfasts Cookbook 1994, p79


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matthu
Reviewed Oct. 8, 2015

"Great recipe! Reminds me of my time in Switzerland when I ate “muesli” everyday. I was having a hard time finding high quality local fruit and nuts until I found Bella Viva Orchards. They even pre-dice some of their best dried fruit!

http://www.bellaviva.com/"

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preachermom
Reviewed Mar. 18, 2012

"I have made this recipe several times, it is just a darn tasty recipe!"

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michelle_lozier
Reviewed Nov. 30, 2009

"This is really easy - and fun - to make. Everyone I have served it to loves it!"

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born2bead
Reviewed Oct. 15, 2009

"I also went to the cooking school where they made this granola and it says to bake for 1 1/2-2 hours and I completey burnt up my first batch. I now bake for only 1 hour although I think 45 min. should be plenty."

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jenmaro
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2009

"Note: This was shown in the Spring Cooking School and the time was 1 1/2 hours which burned the granola. I think the time listed here is the correct time and perhaps it would be good to stir a few times in the oven."

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