Our Favorite Granola

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Maple Almond Granola

A perfect breakfast with milk and fresh blueberries – or mix with Greek yogurt!

  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • 3 cups chopped nuts – I like to use 1 cup each of almonds pecans, walnuts, and almonds. Use what you like
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cuppure maple syrup
  • 2 large egg whites (optional but helps make tasty clumps for snacking!)
  • 1 TBSP cinnamon   
  • 1 tsp allspice
  • 2 generous pinches kosher salt

Preheat oven to 300 degrees.  Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.  Mix all of the ingredients in a large bowl.  Give it a taste:  add more seasonings as you see fit.   Spread the granola on the baking sheets  and bake the granola until it is evenly toasted, about 25 minutes.  Be sure to stir it halfway through cooking so it all browns evenly.

Let cool and enjoy!

It keeps up to two weeks in the pantry in an airtight container.

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