2/3 cup maple syrup
2/3 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup coconut oil
1/2 cup butter (1 stick)
8 teaspoons vanilla
2 teaspoons salt
6 cups gluten-free rolled oats
1 cup unsweetened coconut
1 1/2 cups raw almonds (sliced or chopped)
1 cup chopped raw pecans
1/2 cup golden raisins or other dried fruit
Preheat oven to 325°
Prepare two half sheet baking pans with cooking spray or parchment paper.
In large microwavable mixing bowl, combine maple syrup, brown sugar, coconut oil, butter and salt. Microwave for approximately 30 seconds or until butter and coconut oil are melted. Add vanilla and mix thoroughly.
In another mixing bowl add oats, coconut, almonds, pecans, and raisins. Mix thoroughly.
Combine all ingredients together thoroughly.
Divide mixture between the two baking pans and press firmly until evenly spread across pans.
Bake for 30 minutes. Rotate pans and switch racks after 15 minutes and return to oven for final 15 minutes.
After removing from oven, sprinkle dried fruit over hot granola. Let granola thoroughly cool and cut into bars or break into pieces. Store in resealable bags or containers.
**We buy Bob’s Red Mill Gluten-free Old Fashioned Rolled Oats and Costco’s coconut oil, nuts, vanilla, Maple syrup, Kerry Gold Butter.
How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth! Psalm 119:103