Chef's Quick Tip: Tree Hugger Granola

<p>Chef Alison Croce, of Love Heart's Baker in Litchfield, shows how to make granola.&nbsp;</p>

News 12 Staff

Apr 6, 2018, 3:16 PM

Updated 2,237 days ago

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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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