HOMEMADE GRANOLA MADE EASY
3 cups rolled oats
1 cup mixed nuts and seeds (almonds and cashews were used)
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 cup of honey
1/2 cup dried fruit
Preheat oven to 150 ºC
Place 9 x 13 inch roasting pan over 2 burners at medium-low heat.
Add oats and cook, stirring occasionally, until they begin to brown and become fragrant (about 3-5 minutes).
Add the nuts and seeds and continue to cook for another 2 minutes stirring frequently.
If using it, add coconut and cook, stirring, for another 2 minutes.
Add cinnamon and sweetener and stir to coat. Bake for 20 minutes, stirring once or twice while baking.
Add the dried fruit after granola is done baking and place pan on a wire rack to cool.
Be sure to stir the granola every so often to break it up as it cools.
Transfer granola to a sealed container and store in cupboard or refrigerator.