This granola is much tastier and less expensive than store-bought varieties. The baking time is worth the effort.
Health JANUARY 2005
1. Preheat oven to 300°.
2. Heat juice and next 3 ingredients (through honey) in a medium saucepan over medium heat, stirring until dissolved; set aside.
3. Combine oats and next 10 ingredients (through sunflower seed kernels) in a large bowl.
4. Pour juice mixture over oat mixture; toss.
5. Divide mixture in half; spread evenly over 2 baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 300° for 45 minutes or until dry and crispy, stirring every 15 minutes. Cool completely; stir in dried fruit. Store in an airtight container for up to a week.
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