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Crunchy Granola

This crisp, lightly sweet mixture is great just eaten out of hand or as an ice cream topping. My husband and I grow wheat, barley and canola.—Lorna Jacobsen, Arrowwood, Alberta
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    10 cups

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds
  • 1/2 cup salted sunflower kernels
  • 2 cups raisins

Directions

  • In a small saucepan, combine the honey, oil and brown sugar; cook and stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla.
  • In a large bowl, combine the oats, almonds, coconut, sesame seeds and sunflower kernels. Add honey mixture, stirring until evenly coated. Spread onto two ungreased baking pans.
  • Bake at 300° for 20 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in raisins. Bake 10 minutes longer. Cool, stirring occasionally. Store in an airtight container.
Nutrition Facts
1/2 cup: 1148 calories, 57g fat (11g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 151mg sodium, 158g carbohydrate (95g sugars, 12g fiber), 22g protein.

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