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Nut and Berry Granola Recipe

Updated on December 30, 2012

Nut and Berry Granola Recipe

When you make granola at home you can bet that its much better than buying in stores.
Two reasons;
1) Its fresher and natural
2) You can make it to your taste. Explore your imagination and give yourself a really great taste!

You can also decide to take it hot or cold, which ever type you want.
Depending on the person, granola is made in different mixes or styles from recipes.
The basic ingredients to make granola are cereal, oil and a sweetner.
Today we are not making just granola but we are using a recipe that will make a nut and berry granola.

Carefully follow the nut and berry granola recipe below


Complete Nut and Berry Granola Recipe

These are the items you need

  • Baking tray
  • Wire baking rack
  • Cooking spray or parchment paper
  • Large bowl
  • Wooden spoon
  • Airtight container
  • Sauce pan

Ingredients for Nut and Berry Granola Recipe
4 cups old-fashioned oats
Half cup coarsely chopped almonds
Half cup coarsely chopped dried cranberries
Half cup coarsely chopped dried cherries
Half cup coarsely chopped pecans
Half teaspoon cinnamon
Pinch of salt

Half cup oil
A quarter cup honey
Half brown sugar
Little drops of vanilla extract/essence

Nut and Berry Granola Recipe (9 simple steps)

  1. Preheat the oven to about 3000C
  2. Coat lightly a baking tray with cooking spray or parchment paper
  3. In the large bowl, mix the oats, cherries, almonds, pecans, cinnamon, cranberries and salt. Stir all together. (I like to call this mixture a dry mixture)
  4. With a small saucepan, heat mixture of oil, honey,sugar. Once its heated to boiling, remove from heat and stir in vanilla. (I like to call this mixture a liquid mixtre)
  5. Add liquid mixture to the dry mixture and stir thoroughly with your wooden spoon. Stir until the liquid mixture is fully absorbed by the dry mixture.
  6. Pour the granola mixture into the baking tray. Spread mixture evenly. Then press down mixture with your weight so that the granola can stick together.
  7. Put granola mixture in the oven to bake. Make sure to stir occasionally until its 25 minutes baked.
  8. Let your nut and berry granola cool completely on a wire baking rack.
  9. Once the granola is cool, you can cut into squares or whatever shape you choose. Keep in an airtight container. It may be stored for longer period in the refrigerator or freezer.

You follow this nut and berry granola recipe, and you have the taste of your life. Really yummy.

Hey, if you decide to give this as a gift, don't forget to add this "nut and berry granola recipe" to your gift ;)


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      jhendor 5 years ago

      Thanks Peachpurple but i would mind you inviting me for a taste... :)

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      peachy 5 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      Yummy recipe for a healthy snack. Guess i should make some and bring along when my family goes outing. Thanks for yr useful recipe