Molasses-Almond Granola

  • trudy48 Posted: 10/12/09
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    To reduce the calories, I only used 3 Tablespoons of molasses. It didn't make a difference in the consistency. The color was good and it broke apart nicely to make a good granola. The next time I will subsitute honey for the molasses, just to lessen the strong molasses flavor.

  • VanessaNYC Posted: 11/18/10
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    This was very tasty, but I found it to be extremely sweet. I'd cut out the 2 tbsp or sugar or reduce the amount of molasses the next time I make this.

  • LisaB09 Posted: 10/26/09
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    This recipe is easy, fast and tastes great! It is a wholesome snack for kids and will keep them filled up for a while. I substituted honey for the sugar and some of the molasses and I used sunflower seeds instead of almonds. The first batch I overcooked and they had a strong burnt taste but the second batch was perfect. I keep the granola in the freezer and pull it out for snacks or crumble it in plain yogurt!

  • Hollypop Posted: 07/12/10
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    This was so good. I had two people request batches for themselves. I could taste the salt, but it was subtle and I like the salty/sweet combo.

  • SarahM21 Posted: 12/23/09
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    Excellent! How granola should be. One bit of advice - I thought 1/2 t. of salt was too much - it needs half that, if any. Otherwise, a great recipe and very easy to make.

  • Darcy321 Posted: 09/24/09
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    I followed this recipe exactly and it turned out great! I highly recommend it. Whenever I make granola it never clumps, not true for this recipe you actually have to break it apart. It was so easy and so good!

  • valthepal6 Posted: 10/11/09
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    Mine didn't look like the picture. Mine was very dark brown to black in color. (I think I overcooked it, but it would have been very dark, nonetheless.)

  • MaryB101 Posted: 12/06/09
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    I've made this recipe for my family and we all enjoyed it so much that I make this regularly as a breakfast food.

  • Piffik Posted: 07/07/10
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    I loved the granola, and so did my friends! It tasted amazing! I couldn't believe it was actually pretty healthy. I ended up using about 1 tablespoon of sugar and it still came out pretty yummy. I also didn't have dried currants, so added some cut up dried bing cherries and goji berries. Great snack!!!

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