Apple Pie Spiced Granola with Cranberries, Cinnamon Apples and Candied Roasted Almonds
4 cups old fashioned oats
1 1/3 cup coconut
1/2 cup pecans, chopped
1/2 cup brown sugar
3/4 cup honey
2 tbsp oil
3/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp Apple Pie Spice, (Williams Sonoma)
1 1/2 cups mixed cranberries, cinnamon apples and honey roasted almonds
Or Mariani New England Crunch
To make granola:
Heat oven to 225
In a large bowl, mix together oats, coconut and pecans. Set aside.
In a small saucepan, whisk together the honey, brown sugar, oil, salt and spice. Heat until warmed and sugar is dissolved. Pour over oats, and stir to coat evenly.
Spread mixture evenly onto a parchment lined baking sheet.
Bake at 225 for 1 hour stirring ever 20 minutes. Let cool.
Overnight method: Bake at 300 degrees for 20 minutes. Stir. Return to oven, close door, and turn off oven. Leave in oven overnight or until oven cooks completely. Stir in fruit amend nuts. Store in a covered container.
Recipe by Amy Richardson