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Fall Granola


  • Author: Aimee
  • Yield: 8 Cups 1x
  • Category: Breakfast

Description

This clumpy granola reminds you off all the great fall flavors while you put your hand into a bowl and eat it like one would popcorn.  Makes a filling delicious snack and great breakfast cereal.


Ingredients

2 Cups Oats

1/4 Cup Whole Flax Seeds.  Grind them.

1 Cup Walnut halves and pieces

1 Cup Cashews

1 Cup Rice Puffs

3 Ounces Dried Apple Rings cut into pieces

1/2 Cup Candied Ginger Cut into pieces

The Tahini Sauce

1 Cup Tahini

4 Tablespoon Butter ( 1/2 stick)

1/3 Cup Maple Syrup

1/2 Teaspoon Salt


Instructions

Mix the nuts, oats, ground flax seeds and rice puffs in a large bowl until ingredients are evenly combined.

Heat the oven to 350 degrees.

Get a small sauce pan out and put all the ingredients in it for the tahini sauce.  Turn the bruner to medium heat.  Heat until butter is melted.  Stir occasionally.

Once the butter has melted and ingredients are combined for the tahini sauce, add the mixture to the dry ingredients making sure every thing gets integrated into the sauce.

Get a large baking sheet out and cover it with parchment paper.  Make sure the parchment paper is not over the edges.  If so get the scissors out and cut them.

Spread the mixture evenly on the baking sheet and patting it down.

Insert to heated oven.  Set the timer for 20 minutes.

Take it out and let it hang out for about an hour.

Break into clumps to your liking into the the large bowl you started with.

Add the sliced candied ginger and apple slices to the mixture and combine gently with your hands.

Put the granola in an air tight container but not before you have consumed a handful.