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Dried Cherry Almond Granola Clusters
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Dried Cherry Almond Granola Clusters

Dried Cherry Almond Granola Clusters is a fabulous homemade granola that is so easy. This granola recipe is highly customizable and great for snacking!
Course Breakfast. Snack.
Cuisine American/Southern
Keyword granola
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6 cups
Calories 627kcal
Author Paula Jones

Ingredients

  • 3 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup vegetables oil
  • 3 tablespoons salted butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoon wheat germ
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 2 tablespoons shelled sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cup almonds roughly chopped

Instructions

  • In a bowl toss butter, oil, and salt with oats.
  • Spread the mixture on a large baking sheet and toast in a 350 degree oven for 10 to 12 minutes. Stir the mixture a few times.
  • Remove from the oven and allow to cool.
  • Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, combine the brown sugar, honey, and molasses. Stir and heat over low heat until it begins to bubble.
  • Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.
  • Pour the oats bake into the bowl along with the wheat germ, cranberries, sunflower seeds, and almonds. Toss to combine.
  • Pour the brown sugar mixture over the oat mixture and stir to combine. It will be sticky.
  • Line a large sheet pan or two smaller cookie sheets with foil and spray the foil with non-stick spray or grease the foil with oil or solid vegetable shortening.
  • Spread the mixture on the baking sheet and spread out.
  • Bake at 250 degrees for 20 to 30 minutes or until lightly toasted.
  • Let cool then break into clusters.
  • Store in an air-tight container up to 1 week.

Notes

Recipe from Paula @CallMePMc.com All images and content are copyright protected. Please do not use my images without prior permission that includes copying the ingredient list or entire recipe and posting in the comments on Pinterest for Facebook. If you want to share this recipe, please simply link back to this post for the recipe.

Nutrition

Calories: 627kcal | Carbohydrates: 100g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 454mg | Potassium: 409mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 66g | Vitamin A: 175IU | Calcium: 100mg | Iron: 3mg