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Granola Crunch Recipe

Granola Crunch Recipe

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.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling YIELD:52 servings

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

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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