From the Kitchen of Gluten-Free Kitchen Fun

Recipe:  Homemade Granola

                       

                                                                

Ingredients:

  • 4 1/2 c. GF rolled oats
  • 3-4 T. ground flax seed

         (or rice bran)

  • 1 c. coarsely chopped nuts

            (walnuts, pecans, almonds)

  • 1/2 T. ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 t. salt
  • 1/2 c. packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 c. honey
  • 3 T. water
  • 1/2 c. canola oil
  • 1/2 T. gluten-free vanilla extract
  • 3/4 - 1 c. dried fruit of choice

            (coarsely chop large pieces like cherries)

Combine oats, flax seed or rice bran, nuts, cinnamon and salt in a medium bowl. Combine brown sugar, honey and water in a small saucepan and bring to a full boil. Add oil and vanilla. Pour over oats and mix well. Spread in a large cookie sheet lined with tinfoil. Bake at 250 degrees F for about 1 3/4 hours or until lightly browned/toasted. Loosen in pan immediately. Cool and add fruit. Store in airtight container.