Granola Crunch Recipe
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This crunchy, chewy mix makes a wholesome on-the-go snack or breakfast cereal with milk. Honey, brown sugar and molasses add just the right amount of sweetness.
MAKES:
52 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES:
52 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 2 cartons (18 ounces each) old-fashioned oats
  • 2 cups Grape-Nuts
  • 1-1/2 cups flaked coconut
  • 1 cup toasted wheat germ
  • 1 cup sunflower kernels
  • 1 cup chopped almonds
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups raisins

Directions

In a very large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. In a large saucepan over medium heat, cook the brown sugar, butter, honey, oil and molasses for 2-3 minutes or until sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla and salt. Pour over oat mixture and toss to coat.
Transfer to two greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pans. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown, stirring twice. Cool, stirring occasionally. Stir in raisins. Store in airtight containers. Yield: 6-1/2 quarts.
Originally published as Crunchy Granola in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2009, p61

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 272 calories, 13g fat (4g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 97mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 4g fiber), 6g protein.

  • 2 cartons (18 ounces each) old-fashioned oats
  • 2 cups Grape-Nuts
  • 1-1/2 cups flaked coconut
  • 1 cup toasted wheat germ
  • 1 cup sunflower kernels
  • 1 cup chopped almonds
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups raisins
  1. In a very large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. In a large saucepan over medium heat, cook the brown sugar, butter, honey, oil and molasses for 2-3 minutes or until sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla and salt. Pour over oat mixture and toss to coat.
  2. Transfer to two greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pans. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown, stirring twice. Cool, stirring occasionally. Stir in raisins. Store in airtight containers. Yield: 6-1/2 quarts.
Originally published as Crunchy Granola in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2009, p61

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JKvigne User ID: 6814027 70417
Reviewed May. 22, 2013

"It was great! I've tried a few different recipes for granola from Taste of Home and this one just might be my favorite."

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