Strawberry Vanilla and Mango Macadamia Homemade Granola


Strawberry Granola with assorted Berries, Cashews and Almonds

4 cups Old Fashioned Oats
1 cup shredded coconut
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup honey
1/4 cup strawberry freezer jam
1/4 cup oil
1 tsp vanilla
3/4 tsp salt

Cashews, almonds, dried cranberries, and wild blueberries

Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
In a large mixing bowl, mix together oats and coconuts, set aside.

In a small saucepan, heat brown sugar, honey, jam, oil, vanilla, and salt. Stir to blend. Pour warm mixture over oats and coconut. Stir to coat evenly. Spread in a thin layer onto prepared baking sheet.
Place in oven and bake for 20 minutes, leaving oven door closed. Turn oven off and let granola continue to cook and cool overnight, or up to six hours. Remove from oven and break into small pieces and toss with fruit and nuts if desired.

Makes 6-7 cups

Recipe by Amy Richardson

I love this granola! It is super easy to make, and truly delicious, for breakfast or just an anytime snack!
~Amy

Mango Granola with Assorted Fruits and Roasted Macadamia Nuts

4 cups old fashioned oats
1 cup shredded coconut
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup honey
1/4 cup mango, peach jam
1/4 cup oil
1 tsp vanilla
3/4 tsp salt

Assorted dried tropical fruits, pineapple, mango, coconut, papaya, roasted macadamia nuts

Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper,
In a large mixing bowl, mix together oats and coconuts, set aside.

In a small saucepan, heat brown sugar, honey, jam, oil, vanilla, and salt. Stir to blend. Pour warm mixture over oats and coconut. Stir to coat evenly. Spread in a thin layer onto prepared baking sheet.
Place in oven and bake for 20 minutes, leaving oven door closed. Turn oven off and let granola continue to cook and cool overnight, or up to six hours. Remove from oven and break into small pieces and toss with fruit and nuts if desired.

Makes 6-7 cups

Recipe by Amy Richardson

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