Autumn Harvest Granola

Autumn Harvest Granola 150 Author: Canadian Living Credits: Autumn Harvest Granola 150

Don't let this long ingredient list fool you. Homemade granola takes only a few minutes to pull together before popping it into the oven. Use lightly greased kitchen shears as a quick and easy way to cut up dried fruit. 

  • Portion size 8 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: October 2011

Ingredients

  • 4 cups large-flake rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup pecan halves coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried apple
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried pear
  • 1/3 cup chopped hazelnut
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberry
  • 1/3 cup raisin
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seed
  • 2 tablespoons flaxseeds
  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/3 cup liquid honey
  • 1/4 cup canola oil melted
  • 1/4 cup butter melted
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Method

In large bowl, combine oats, pecans, almonds, apples, pears, hazelnuts, cranberries, raisins, pumpkin seeds, flaxseeds and brown sugar.

In saucepan, warm together applesauce, honey, oil, salt, ginger and cinnamon over medium heat until thinned, about 3 minutes. Pour over oat mixture; toss to coat.

Spread evenly on 2 greased or parchment paper–lined rimmed baking sheets. Bake in 325°F (160°C) oven, stirring every 10 minutes and rotating pans halfway through, until golden brown, 30 to 35 minutes. Let cool on rack. (Make-ahead: Store in airtight container for up to 3 weeks.)

Nutritional facts Per 1/4 cup: about

  • Sodium 23 mg
  • Protein 3 g
  • Calories 141.0
  • Total fat 6 g
  • Potassium 141 mg
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 20 g

%RDI

  • Iron 8.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 3.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 2.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 0.0
  • Vitamin C 2.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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