Granola September 25, 2013

From The Kitchens of Past Basket Design - Granola Recipe

Granola

Another of Linda's Creations

Preheat oven to 300 degrees

Ingredients •2 cups old fashioned oats •3/4 cups slivered almonds •1/2 cup sweetened flaked coconut •1/2 cup chopped pecans •1/4 cup pine nuts •1/4 cup packed light brown sugar •1 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon •1/4 cup unsalted butter •2 T. honey (substitute something else for very young children) •Assorted dried fruits Directions •Combine all ingredients, except butter and honey in large bowl •Melt 1/4 cup unsalted butter and 2 tablespoons honey •Add to dry ingredients •Spread on baking sheet, with sides, and bake in preheated oven for 35 minutes, stirring occasionally. •After baking, stir in dried fruits such as: ◦Cranberries, cherries, raisins, dates, cut - up apricots cut - up •Cool and store in air tight container Serving suggestions - Granola shown in Liz Kinder Ice Cream Bowl, $44, resting on Stinson Studios' Maple Pate Board, $77/20", with a Match Pewter Spoon, $38.