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Who says cereal can't make a special Christmas treat? And what could be simpler? Kids love it, and here's a granola recipe mom and dad will be sure to love too!
Grandma’s Way-to-Start-the-Day Granola
Recipe by Jenna Smith, Worldwide Ward Christmas Cookbook
- 10 cups regular oatmeal
- 2 cups almonds, slivered or sliced
- 2 cups coconut
- 2 cups packed brown sugar
- ¾ cup oil
- ½ cup peanut butter
- ¾ cup honey
- ¾ cup water
- 2 tsp vanilla
- Assorted dried fruit
Mix oatmeal, almonds, coconut, and brown sugar. In a medium saucepan, heat oil, peanut butter, honey, water, and vanilla until peanut butter melts. Pour over dry ingredients and mix. Spread on two large cookie sheets. Bake at 250 for 45 minutes, stirring once during baking. Let cool. Add dried fruit; we like dried cranberries and apricots. Makes 16 cups.
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