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Granola with Pecans, Cashews, and Cherries

September 21, 2019
Photo by Riley Wofford
Author Notes

Make perfect granola every time with this simple granola formula. —Riley Wofford

  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Cook time 45 minutes
  • Makes 8 cups
Ingredients
  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup pecans, roughly chopped
  • 3/4 cup cashews, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup pepitas
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons flaky sea salt
  • 1 1/2 cups dried cherries
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 300°F. In a large bowl, combine oats, nuts, pepitas, and coconut. In a small saucepan, combine sugar, honey, oil, and salt over medium heat, stirring until sugar dissolves. Bring to a simmer, then pour over oat mixture; stir until evenly combined. Spread onto a parchment-lined rimmed baking sheet.
  2. Bake, stirring a few times, until golden and crisp, about 45 minutes. Let cool completely, then stir in cherries. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 weeks or in the freezer for up to 3 months.

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