Girls’-Day-Out Granola

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 647
Yield: 8 cups


4 cups long-cooking oats, uncooked
1/2 cup toasted wheat germ
1/2 cup sliced almonds
1/4 cup powdered milk
1/4 cup sunflower seeds
2 tablespoons sesame seed
1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup honey
1/4 cup orange juice
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 teaspoons oil
1 cup dried mixed fruit, chopped
1 cup golden raisins
1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries


Combine first 8 ingredients in a large bowl; set aside. Combine honey and orange juice in a small saucepan over medium heat; cook for 4 minutes, or until warm. Whisk in vanilla and oil; pour over oat mixture and toss well. Spread mixture into a 15"x10" jelly-roll pan sprayed with non-stick vegetable spray. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes; stir. Bake for an additional 10 minutes, or until crisp. Cool in pan. Place mixture in a large bowl; stir in dried fruits.

Tip: When a free morning with girlfriends means barn & tag sales or flea-market shopping, scoop Girls’-Day-Out Granola into easy-to-tote sports bottles…ideal for breakfast on-the-road.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 647
Calories from Fat: 110

This Girls’-Day-Out Granola recipe is from the Summer In the Country Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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