- 1/2 cup vegetable oil
- 2/3 cup dark-amber maple syrup
- 1/4 cup sesame seeds
- 1/2 cup shredded unsweetened cocnut
- 3 1/2 cups rolled oats
- 1/2 cup whole almonds, coarsley chopped
- 1 cup mixed raisins, dried cranberries and cherries
Heat over 225. In a large bowl, combine oil, syrup, seed, coconut and almonds. Spread on a rimmed baking sheet lined with foil. Bake until golden brown about 1 1/2 hours stirring occassionally to toast evenly.
Transfer warm granola to a large bowl. Stir in dried fruits and let cool. Store in a tightly sealed container at room temperature.