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Fruit 'n Nut Granola

Photo: Howard L. Puckett; Styling: Fonda Shaia
Yield 6 cups (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Ingredients

  • 4 cups regular oats
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup molasses
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 cup chopped pitted dates
  • 1 cup raisins

Nutrition Information

  • calories 277
  • caloriesfromfat 20 %
  • fat 6.2 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • monofat 2.6 g
  • polyfat 2.2 g
  • protein 5.8 g
  • carbohydrate 53.4 g
  • fiber 5.2 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 2.2 mg
  • sodium 56 mg
  • calcium 56 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 325°.

  2. Combine the first 4 ingredients in a large bowl, and stir mixture well.

  3. Combine honey, molasses, water, and oil in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Remove from heat; pour over oat mixture, stirring well to coat. Spoon mixture onto a jelly-roll pan coated with cooking spray; spread evenly. Bake at 325° for 40 minutes or until lightly toasted, stirring every 10 minutes. Remove from oven; stir in dates and raisins. Cool completely. Store in an airtight container.