Basic Granola
  • 8 cups REGULAR OATMEAL (not quick oats)
  • ½ cup HONEY
  • ½ cup BROWN SUGAR
  • 1 cup BUTTER
  • 4 teaspoons GROUND CINNAMON
  • 2 Tablespoons VANILLA EXTRACT
  • Pinch of SALT
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare 2 rimmed baking sheets by spraying them lightly with cooking spray or lining with parchment or a Silpat baking mat.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together oats and coconut.
  3. Melt butter in the microwave. Add remaining ingredients to the butter and stir well. Pour over oats and coconut and mix to coat everything.
  4. Divide mixture between the baking sheets.
  5. Bake for 20-25 minutes, stirring at 10 and 20 minutes. It will be golden when you remove it from the oven and will get crispier as it cools.
  6. Store in an airtight container.
Makes about 15 cups of granola
Recipe by Crumbs and Chaos at