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Awesome Granola

Awesome Granola

188 Ratings
188 Ratings
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Makes: 12 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Learn to make your own granola in an oven, skillet, or even the microwave. It's easy and you can be creative with what you put in it.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups oatmeal (uncooked)
  • 1/2 cup coconut (shredded or flaked)
  • 1 cup pecans (chopped, walnuts or peanuts)
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup margarine (liquid)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 2/3 cup raisins

Directions

Conventional Oven:
1. Heat oven to 350º F. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl, except raisins, mix well.
2. Bake in 13x9 inch baking pan at 350ºF for 25- 30 minutes or until golden brown. Stir every 5 minutes.
3. Stir in raisins. Cool thoroughly. Store in tightly covered container.

Electric Skillet:
1. Combine all ingredients except raisins in a large microwave safe bowl; mix well.
2. Set electric skillet at 300º F and stir mixture constantly until lightly browned.
3. Place in a bowl and stir in raisins. Cool thoroughly.
4. Store in tightly covered container.

Microwave:
1. Combine all ingredients, except raisins in a large microwave safe bowl; mix well.
2. Place in 11x7 in glass baking dish.
3. Cook at HIGH about 8 minutes or until golden brown, stirring after every 2 minutes of cooking; stir in raisins.
4. Place onto un-greased cookie sheet or aluminum foil to cool. Cool thoroughly. Store in a tightly covered container.

Source:

Texas AgriLife Extension,
Expanded Nutrition Program - Hidalgo County

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/2 cup (54g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 231
Total Fat 13 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 37 mg
Carbohydrates 27 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 11 g
Added Sugars included 6 g
Protein 4 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 24
Iron 1
Potassium 190
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 231
Total Fat 13 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4 g
Linoleic Acid 3 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.4 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 27 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 11 g
Added Sugars included 6 g
Protein 4 g
Minerals
Calcium 24
Potassium 190
Sodium 37 mg
Copper 232
Iron 1
Magnesium 44
Phosphorus 120
Selenium 7
Zinc 2
Vitamins
Vitamin A 39 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 0 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 5 mcg
Folate 10 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.2 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 0 mg
Choline 14 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Grains 1 ounces
Protein Foods 1/2 ounces

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I used this recipe in my nutrition class every year when we studied the grain group. My students liked it so much they went home to make it. When they make it at home, you know it's a great recipe. It was give to me by the Cameron County Extension agent.
06/13/12
it was less costly to make than to buy this granola in the stores, i can add what i want or take off the things i don't need.
10/05/09
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