Monday, August 16, 2010

everyday granola

3 cups old-fashioned oats
1 cup coarsly chopped pecans
1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut (at specialty or natural food stores)
3 tablespoons (packed) brown sugar
3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground or fresh ginger
1/4 teaspoon (generous) salt
1/3 cup honey
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 cup dried friut

Preheat oven to 300. Line or spray a rimmed baking sheet w/ parchment, (I spray w/ oil). Mix first 7 ingedients in a large bowl. Stir honey and oil in a saucepan over med-low heat until smooth. Pour honey mixture over oat mixture, mix. Spread on baking sheet. Bake until golden, stirring every 10 minutes, about 40 minutes. Cool, mix in fuit. Store airtight, stays fresh about a week.