Homemade Granola

Granola is a delicious way to start your morning off, especially when it’s fresh homemade granola.

Homemade Granola


  • 1.5 cups brown sugar
  • 6 cups old fashion steel cut oats
  • 12 oz wheat germ
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla or maple extract
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 Tbsp raw honey
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • Can add: walnuts, coconut, etc.

Dissolve brown sugar in 1/3 cup of water in large saucepan. Bring to a boil for 1 minute. Cool slightly and add 1 tsp extract. A syrup will be created. Mix in large bowl all dry ingredients. Warm oil slightly, add 1 tsp vanilla and 2 Tbsp raw honey. Pour syrup over dry ingredients and mix well. Add warmed oil. Mix thoroughly. Pour mixture on 2 large baking sheets. Bake at 250 degrees for 2 hours, turning every 30-45 minutes. Cool and store in sealed container.

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