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Coconut Almond Granola, traditional baked or slow cooker directions!

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Granola is so easy to make, and personalize for your family. Today we made Coconut Almond Granola. Generally, we choose not to put dried fruit in our granola, simply because we prefer to add it to the top of the granola in our bowl.

Coconut Almond Granola. Traditional oven method or slow cooker update!
Coconut Almond Granola 
Coconut Almond Granola 
adapted from: my little black book, author unknown, yet thanked many times over!
325 - 350 oven

6 c oats
1 c brown sugar
1 1/2 c coconut
1/2 c wheat germ
1 1/2 c sliced or slivered or chopped whole almonds

1/2 c water
2 t vanilla
1/2 c coconut oil - melted

Combine all dry ingredients in a large bowl. Add vanilla to the water and drizzle over dry ingredients. Next drizzle the coconut oil. Combine all ingredients until well mixed.

Divide between two large baking trays (jelly roll pans work well). Bake 25 minutes, stir well. Rotate baking pans, bake 20-25 minutes longer.

Important:  if you oven bakes "hot" you might choose to stir the granola at the half way point, this will prevent over browning of the oats on the bottom of the pan.

Coconut Almond Granola. Traditional oven method or slow cooker update!

Note:  I like to turn the oven off on the last 10 minutes and leave the granola in the oven until cool, this makes very crispy granola!

Coconut Almond Granola.

Makes approximately 11-12 cups

UPDATE:  you may also make this granola in the slow cooker!

Enjoy!

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12 comments

  1. I'm always looking for a new granola recipe, love the bowl too, its really pretty!

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  2. I see Laurie already said what I was going to say. I also love the bowl and the granola looks scrumptious.

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    1. It is my favorite. Thanks for stopping by.

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  3. What a delicious granola recipe - it looks so yummy in the photo! Thank you for sharing your wonderful cookbook list with the Gallery of Favorites as well :)

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  4. its been a while since I have used coconut in my granola but you just reminded me just how great it is!

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    1. Also a very easy way to get coconut oil into your diet. Thanks for stopping by.

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  5. Is this recipe good for the crockpot cooking also even though the directions say oven? Thank you so much for this info as we live in a hot climate.

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    1. Yes, I made this recipe in crock pot. My intention with the slow cooker granola post was to illustrate that any granola recipe could be converted to using the slow cooker, by using the guidelines provided. Thank you for your visit!

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  6. I visited your post on slow cooking method, marvelous! Bookmarked!

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