Fruit & Nut Granola

Ingredients for Almond-Nutmeg Granola
  • 3 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 3 tablespoons oat flour or whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1 cup slivered, blanched almonds
  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup or honey
  • 1/3 cup sunflower oil or canola oil
  • 1 ½ ounce package of raisins (snack sized)
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg, or to taste
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt

Toss together oats, flour, raisins, and almonds in a large bowl. In a separate bowl, whisk together maple syrup or honey, oil, almond extract, nutmeg and salt. Add to the oat mixture, stirring well to coat.

Pour mixture into slow cooker (sprayed with non-stick). Bake for 1 ½ hours on high stirring occasionally. Spread mixture into cookie sheet to cool, and until dry to the touch. Granola bags easily for on-the-go breakfasts.

Variation for Cranberry Walnut Granola
Substitute the following from above:
  • Dried cranberries for raisins
  • Walnuts for almonds
  • Vanilla extract for almond extract


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