A close up on a bowl of granola with fruit and nuts
Recipe

Granola

Ingredients

  • 5 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 5 cups traditional rolled oats
  • 2 1/2 cups mixed nuts
  • 2 1/2 cups seeds (sunflower, sesame, pumpkin, poppy)
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup hemp seeds
  • 1/4 cup wheat germ (optional)
  • 1 1/2 cups cranberry cocktail
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 4 cups mixed dried fruit

Preparation

Preheat the oven to 300°F (150°C).

In a large bowl, mix to combine the oats, nuts, seeds and wheat germ.

  • In a medium saucepan, combine the juice, cinnamon, salt, brown sugar, corn syrup and oil.
  • Bring to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Pour the hot liquid over the dry ingredients and mix to combine.

Spread the mixture over 2 large baking sheets and bake for 30 minutes.

Check every 10 minutes and stir to ensure even cooking.

Once the granola is golden brown, add the dried fruit and bake for an additional 10 to 15 minutes.
Cool and store in airtight bags or containers.
Makes 14 cups

Nutrition facts

Per 1/2 cup

  • Calories: 433
  • Fat: 21 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 53 grams
  • Fibre: 8 grams
  • Protein: 11 grams