California Almond Granola with Golden Raisins
Top with creamy yogurt instead of milk. Top with your favorite fresh fruit. Make a quick cobbler by topping fresh fruit with granola and baking. This healthy granola offers vitamin E, magnesium and fiber.
Granola stores so a single person can eat over a period of 2 weeks.
- 3 tablespoons packed brown sugar
- 3 tablespoons honey
- 1 1/4 teaspoons sesame oil
- 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
- 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
- 2 cups rolled oat
- 1/3 cup sesame seeds
- 1/2 cup whole natural almonds
- 1/3 cup sliced almond
- 1/3 cup dried cranberries
- 1/3 cup golden raisin
Heat oven 350 F. Coat baking sheet with vegetable cooking spray. In heavy, 3-quart saucepan over low heat, mix sugar, honey, sesame oil, cinnamon, vanilla and almond extract. Stir and cook just until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat. Mix in oats and sesame seeds to coat completely. Spread evenly on baking sheet. Bake 10 minutes. Stir, then sprinkle whole and sliced almonds on top. Bake 10 minutes to toast almonds. Cool in pan, then mix with cranberries and raisins in large bowl. Store airtight.