Not just for breakfast, granola makes a handy snack anytime and anywhere.
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1/3 cup honey
4 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
1/4 cup wheat germ
1/3 cup sliced almonds
3/4 cup seedless raisins
- Preheat oven to 300°F (150°C). Line a 15 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 1-inch jelly roll pan with foil. Set aside.
- Blend oil and honey in a large bowl. Add oats, wheat germ, and almonds and mix well to coat.
- Spread mixture evenly in pan and bake uncovered, stirring occasionally, until golden brown, about 25 minutes.
- Remove from oven, stir in raisins, and cool to room temperature. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 weeks.
Makes 4 1/2 cups granola.
Tip: Add, substitute, mix or match any combination of dried fruits, nuts and seeds with coarsely chopped dried apples, apricots, or pears, toasted pumpkin or sunflower seeds, toasted chopped pecans, cashews, etc.