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Cinnamon Maple Granola

Explains Erin Phillips of Akron, Ohio, "When I get a craving for a light, wholesome snack, I mix up a batch of this granola. I love the sweetness of the coconut and maple syrup and the crunchy nuts.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min.
  • Makes
    about 2 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • In a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan, combine the oats, walnuts and coconut; set aside.
  • In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine syrups and cinnamon; bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 1 minute. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Pour over oat mixture and toss to coat.
  • Bake at 275° for 30-40 minutes or until golden brown, stirring every 10 minutes. Cool, stirring occasionally. Store in an airtight container.
Nutrition Facts
1/2 cup: 269 calories, 12g fat (3g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 24mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 3g fiber), 7g protein.

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  • gnats1222
    Jan 8, 2011

    Great recipe. I love it by itself or on top of yogurt.