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Cinnamon Orange Nutty Granola

Cinnamon Orange Nutty Granola

There is nothing like homemade granola, and it is super simple to make. Cinnamon, nutmeg and orange zest adds wonderful flavor. We use various nuts but you don’t need to use them all – just pick your favorites. It keeps well in the fridge or the freezer and you can just pull out what you want any time.

8 cups oatmeal (not instant)
1/4 cup slivered or sliced almonds
1/4 cup pecans, coarsely chopped
1/4 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped
1/4 cup macadamia nuts, coarsely chopped
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon nutmeg, freshly ground or powdered
3/4 cup coconut sugar*
2 teaspoons maple syrup
3 teaspoons agave syrup
1/2 cup coconut Earth Balance*
1/4 cup water
2 teaspoons sea salt
orange zest

  • Mix all ingredients in bowl. Mix well to coat.
  • Spread granola out 1 inch thick in pans. Bake in oven at 225 degrees for 2 hours, tossing every 25 minutes.
  • Remove from oven, let cool.
  • Store in freezer or refrigerator until ready to eat.

Total cooking time: 2 hours, 15 minutes

Serves: 8-10

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10:30AM PST on Nov 20, 2014

Sounds delicious!

4:30AM PST on Nov 15, 2014

thanks

12:32AM PDT on Oct 4, 2014

Thank you!

4:53PM PDT on Aug 20, 2014

I'll have some of that !!

10:40AM PDT on Aug 18, 2014

Sounds delicious

5:13PM PDT on Aug 10, 2014

Yummy!

12:14PM PDT on Aug 9, 2014

Thank you

7:04AM PDT on Aug 9, 2014

Yummy! This sounds really good. I'm sure my kids will love it! Thanks for the recipe.

3:26AM PDT on Aug 8, 2014

When a recipe starts with "We use various nuts but you don’t need to use them all – just pick your favorites" is it still a recipe?

1:31AM PDT on Aug 8, 2014

Thank you for sharing!

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