Coconut Granola

Feb 22, 2012 at 7:12 p.m. ET

Make a big batch of homemade granola and keep it on hand for a hearty breakfast swirled into vegan yogurt or drenched with dairy-free milk. Granola can also be sprinkled on pancake batter after it is poured on the griddle.

Make a big batch of homemade granola and keep it on hand for a hearty breakfast swirled into vegan yogurt or drenched with dairy-free milk. Granola can also be sprinkled on pancake batter after it is poured on the griddle.

Coconut Granola

Makes about 6 cups

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar

  • 1/4 cup water

  • 3 tablespoons melted vegan butter

  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract

  • 3 cups rolled oats

  • 1/4 cup wheat germ

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut or coconut flakes

  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds

  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds


Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. In a large bowl,  mix together brown sugar, water, butter, and vanilla.

  3. Add remaining ingredients and toss well to combine.

  4. Spread mixture on a large rimmed baking sheet. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  5. Granola is ready when it is lightly browned.

  6. Let cool completely and store in an airtight container.


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