Thursday, December 24, 2009

Orange Cranberry Coconut Granola

This is a healthy granola recipe - perfect for the winter. It is very yum. I'll be giving it to people this Christmas - then using the rest for the remainder of the winter.

3 cups oats.
1/4 cup wheat germ
1/4 cup ground flax seed
1/2 cup chpped pecans
1/2 cup honey
1/2 tsp grated orange zest
1/3 cup orange juice (I used cara cara orange juice from the backyard)
1/2 tsp vanilla
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 cup craisins
1/2 cup coconut

Mix first 4 ingredients. Take honey through cinnamon and melt over medium heat until honey is melted. Combine. Bake at 325 for 15 minutes on a rimmed baking sheet. Stir. Bake another 5 minutes. Stir. Stir in craisins and coconut. Bake another 8-10 minutes or until browned, don't BURN!

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