This recipe was submitted by Tricia Klitzke from Baraboo, WI on 2/8/2012.
Tricia Klitzke had this fun fact about the Nut & Fruit Granola recipe to share:
This is the perfect healthy snack that I love to sprinkle over vanilla yogurt or just eat by itself!.
3 Cups Old-Fashioned Rolled Oats (Not the Quick Cook Kind)
3/4 Cup Wheat Germ
3/4 Cup Coarsely Chopped Walnuts
1/2 Cup Frozen Apple Juice Concentrate (Thawed)
1/3 Cup Brown Sugar
3 Tbsp Canola Oil
1 tsp Vanilla Extract
1/3 Cup Quartered Dried Apricots
1/3 Cup Dries Cherries
-Preheat oven to 300F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. -Combine oats, wheat germ, and nuts. Transfer to baking sheet and bake for about 20 mins, stirring once. -Raise oven to 350F and in a small bowl stir in juice, brown sugar, oil and vanilla. Pour over oats and toss to coat. -Bake for another 20mins, stirring it once. Take out of oven and let cool. -Toss Oats with approcots and cherries (Dried blueberries or any of your favortie dried fruit will work as well)