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How to make Granola

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Author Si Foster, A Bountiful Kitchen


  • 1 14 oz box Kashi Go Lean Honey Almond Flax cereal or any grain or mixed grain cereal such as Meuslix or about 5 cups cereal whole grain
  • 4 cups old fashioned oats
  • 1 cup walnut halves
  • 1 cup almonds whole
  • 1 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup vegetable or canola oil
  • 1 cup dried fruit optional blueberries, sweetened cranberries, golden raisins
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon


  1. Heat oven to 300 degrees.
  2. Mix all dry ingredients in a large bowl or onto two jelly roll pans. Set aside.
  3. In a saucepan bring honey and oil to a boil.
  4. Remove from heat and pour over granola and toss to coat evenly.
  5. Pour into lightly greased baking pans.
  6. Bake until golden brown stirring about every 15 minutes.
  7. Watch granola carefully after about 45 minutes. If oven cooks hot, it may be finished cooking early.
  8. Remove granola when golden and dried.
  9. If using dried fruit, add after removing from oven and fold into cooked granola.
  10. Let cool completely and store in bags or tightly sealed container.