Oda's Granola

Oda Lassen's Granola

Written by Gayle

As promised a week ago, here is a great granola recipe.  I got this recipe from Oda Lassen herself, although I have modified it a bit--her tastes were for things a bit sweeter than mine!

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Start with some old-fashioned rolled oats

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You will need:

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees

Melt the butter and honey together in a large pan, then remove from heat

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Add cardamom and cinnamon, mix well

Add the chopped nuts and seeds, mix well

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Add the rolled oats, and mix until everything is thoroughly coated.

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Spray an 11 X 17  baking dish with Spectrum High Heat Canola Spray Oil

Spread the mixture into the pan, but don't smooth it out

Bake at 325 degrees for 18 minutes

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With a large spatula, thoroughly stir, turning the granola over

Bake an additional 18 minutes, until slightly toasty brown

Remove from the oven and stir once more

Cool and then keep in an airtight container.  I usually keep my granola in the refrigerator, since this is a large batch.  (You can easily half this recipe, if it's too big for your needs!)

I have given this granola for gifts--it's nice to make it and then give it in a festive container with the recipe as well.

This granola, along with yogurt and fresh fruit makes a wonderful, quick breakfast.

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Enjoy a wonderful breakfast with Oda's Granola!

Love,

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