Caramel Apple Granola
  • 3 ½ cups old fashioned oats
  • ¾ cup packed dried apples, diced
  • ½ cup dried cranberries, optional but recommended
  • ½ cup chopped pecans
  • ½ cup sliced or slivered almonds (or use half and half for added texture)
  • ¼ cup sunflower seeds
  • 1½ teaspoons cinnamon
  • pinch sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon ginger
  • ½ cup honey
  • ⅓ cup oil
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  1. Preheat oven to 350. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients and toss to coat everything evenly.
  3. Spread granola over the prepared baking sheet.
  4. Bake for ten minutes, then stir and bake for an additional ten minutes.
  5. Remove from oven and set aside to cool completely before serving.
Plan Ahead:
  1. Store granola in an airtight container for up to a week.
Recipe by Overtime Cook at