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All-American Granola

Sweetened with maple syrup and studded with dried cherries and sliced almonds, this pantry staple is easy to customize. Try dried blueberries, cranberries, or even apples, and maybe even a little flaxseed for fiber. Or toss with fresh berries before serving.

Oxmoor House OCTOBER 2013

  • Yield: Serves 12 (serving size: about 1/2 cup)
  • Total: 50 Minutes


  • 3 cups uncooked old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 1/2 cups sliced almonds
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped dried cherries
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup
  • Cooking spray


1. Preheat oven to 300°.

2. Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl. Drizzle syrup over oat mixture, stirring to coat completely.

3. Spread mixture on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 300° for 35 minutes or until golden and crisp, stirring every 10 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack, and cool completely in pan. Store in an airtight container for up to 1 week.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 197
  • Fat: 7.3g
  • Saturated fat: 0.7g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4.1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.9g
  • Protein: 5.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 29.4g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 1.4mg
  • Sodium: 43mg
  • Calcium: 48mg

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