Rating: 5 stars
31 Ratings
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Keep this nutrient-packed homemade granola on hand for a quick-fix breakfast or for snacking. Munch on it dry, add milk, or stir it into yogurt. 

Recipe by Cooking Light May 2005


Credit: Jan Smith

Recipe Summary

About 4 3/4 cups (serving size: about 1/2 cup)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 300°.

  • Combine first 5 ingredients in a medium bowl.

  • Combine orange juice, honey, and brown sugar in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat just until sugar dissolves, stirring frequently. Remove from heat; stir in oil and vanilla.

  • Pour honey mixture over oat mixture, stirring to coat. Spread mixture in a thin layer onto a jelly-roll pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 300° for 10 minutes; stir well. Bake an additional 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Spoon granola into a bowl; stir in dried cranberries. Cool completely.

  • Note: Store completely cooled granola in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 weeks.

Nutrition Facts

196 calories; calories from fat 31%; fat 6.8g; saturated fat 0.7g; mono fat 2.2g; poly fat 3.3g; protein 4.1g; carbohydrates 32.5g; fiber 3.6g; iron 1.5mg; sodium 5mg; calcium 38mg.