Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Granola: Dark & Stormy

Granola: Dark & Stormy

Makes 9 cups.

Chunky, crunchy, and chalk full of healthy fats!
Inspired By: Martha Stewart Living magazine

1/3 c. corn syrup
1/3 c. molasses
1/2 c. packed light brown sugar
1/2 c. extra-virgin olive oil
1 t. salt
1 t. ground cinnamon
3 c. old-fashioned oats
2 c. almonds
1/3 c. dried cranberries
1/3 c. chopped dried dates

Preheat oven to 300 degrees.

Whisk together corn syrup, molasses, sugar, oil, salt, and the cinnamon in a large bowl. Add oats and almonds; toss well to coat evenly.

Spread granola mixture on nonstick rimmed baking sheet. Bake, stirring every 20 minutes, until golden brown, about 50 minutes. Let cool completely on sheet.

Add cranberries and dates; toss to combine. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 week for peak freshness.

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