Classic Granola

Many times store-bought granola can be loaded with a lot of sugar and unnecessary ingredients.  Here is a quick and easy granola that can be made with a variety of different ingredients.  Granola can also be eaten with many different foods such as a topping on oatmeal, with yogurt, eat it as cereal.  The list goes on and on!


3 cups rolled oats
1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
1/2 cup blanched almonds
1 cup pecans
1/4 cup sesame seeds
1/2 cup maple syrup
1/4 cup honey
1/3 cup avocado oil

Heat oven to 325 degrees.  Adjust oven rack to the center of the oven. Mix the first 6 ingredients together in a large bowl.

Heat maple syrup and oil in a small saucepan until warm.  Pour over the dry ingredients and stir until well combined and coated.  Lay mixture evenly on a cookie sheet.

Bake for 15 minutes total but stir every 5 minutes.  Make sure to spread the granola evenly after every stir. After 15 minutes, granola should be nice and golden brown.  Set pan on a wire rack to cool.  Store in an airtight container.



Recipe from Cooks Illustrated

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