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Homemade Almond granola

Almond granola with rolled oats, almonds, cinnamon and dried fruits
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 222kcal

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • cup rice krispies
  • cup light brown sugar
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ cups blanched sliced almonds
  • dried cranberries to taste
  • raisins to taste

Instructions

  • Combine the sugar, butter, and honey in a mixing bowl. Microwave until the butter melts. Mix well until the sugar has dissolved.
  • Separately mix the oats, rice krispies, cinnamon, and sliced almonds together.
  • Fold the melted butter and oats mixture together until the oats are well coated.
  • Preheat the air fryer at 320 F. Place parchment paper in the air fryer basket. Add the oat mixture on the parchment paper and spread evenly.
  • Air fry for 10 minutes or until well toasted. Stir the granola 3 to 4 times to cook evenly.
  • Remove from the air fryer and let the granola cool for about 20 minutes.
  • Place into a mixing bowl and stir in the cranberried and raisins (or whatever dried fruit you have decided to use).
  • Makes about 2.5 to 3 cups of granola. Store tightly covered in a dry place.

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Notes

Oven Recipe: 
For Holidays and giving out to your neighbors or friends, increase the number of servings and bake the granola in the oven
  • Pour out the oat and butter mixture onto sheet pans, spreading evenly, no more than ½" thick.
  • Bake the granola in a preheated 350-degree oven for 20-25 minutes or until well toasted. Stir the granola several times while cooking to cook evenly.
  • Remove from the oven and let cool on the sheet pans for about 30 minutes.
  • Place into a large mixing bowl and stir in the raisins and diced dried apples (or whatever dried fruit you have decided to use). Store tightly covered in a dry place.

Nutrition

Calories: 222kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 10mg | Potassium: 159mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 253IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 1mg
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