Chef's Quick Tip: Tree Hugger Granola

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Chef Allison Croce, of Love Heart's Baker in Litchfield, shows how to make granola.

Ingredients

3 cups old fashioned oats

1/2 cup coconut

3 TB flax seeds

3 TB sunflower seeds

3 TB pumpkin or pepita seeds

1/2 cup each of walnuts, almonds and pecans

1 tsp salt

2 tsp cinnamon 

1/4 cup canola oil

1/2 cup maple syrup

3 TB honey (may omit if making vegan) 

1/4 cup brown sugar

2 cup chopped dried fruit of your choice 

Directions:

Combine oats, coconut, nuts and seeds, salt and cinnamon 

In another bowl add liquids and brown sugar and stir until smooth 

Add liquid to oat mixture and combine

Spread onto a cookie sheet in a thin layer and bake for 15 minutes at 325.

Stir and bake another 10 minutes or until golden brown and delicious 

Stir in dried fruit and serve 

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