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Slow-Cooker Honey Granola

It's so simple to put this granola together, and it really helps with breakfast on busy mornings. Change up the fruits to fit your preferences or the seasons. —Arisa Cupp, Warren, Oregon
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Cook: 2 hours + cooling
  • Makes
    about 8 cups

Ingredients

  • 4 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cup sunflower kernels
  • 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 cup chopped dried pineapple
  • 1 cup chopped dried mangoes

Directions

  • In a 3-qt. slow cooker, combine oats, sunflower kernels, coconut and salt. In a small bowl, whisk oil and honey until blended. Stir into oat mixture. Cook, covered, on high 2 hours, stirring well every 20 minutes.
  • Remove granola to baking sheets, spreading evenly; cool completely. Stir in pineapple and mangoes. Store in airtight containers.
Nutrition Facts
1/2 cup: 295 calories, 15g fat (3g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 167mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 4g fiber), 5g protein.
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  • misscoffeepot
    Jun 23, 2017

    I am glad to find a method that does not heat up my house during the summer. I used half light olive oil and coconut oil for a family member that cannot have canola oil. I added raisens. It is not overly sweet which is fine with me, as you can add dried fruits if you want more. I did not think it would crisp up, but it does when cooled.

  • honestysprotege
    Nov 13, 2015

    I didn't have all the ingredients, but the basic recipe is great. I've made it twice in one week.Subbed sunflower kernels and flaked coconut for crushed almonds and omitted the pineapple and mango. Added 1/4 cup brown sugar. After it finished cooking, I let it dry on a cookie sheet overnight. Perfect.

  • Angela_in_Edmonton
    Sep 10, 2015

    This recipe is amazing. I make it at least once a week. I recently tried cooking granola in the oven and my family was very unhappy - they only want this one. I love how easy it is to make and to customize to our tastes. This is the only granola recipe you will ever need.

  • ahmom
    Jul 16, 2014

    I loved this!