Why buy sugary cereals from the local megamart when delicious and nutritious granola is so easy to make at home? This recipe first appeared in Season 5 of Good Eats and was updated in Season 2 of Good Eats: Reloaded.
ACTIVE TIME: 10 minutes
TOTAL TIME: 1 hour 25 minutes
Yield: 12 servings
- 3 cups rolled oats
- 1 cup slivered almonds
- 1 cup cashews
- 3/4 cup shredded sweet coconut
- 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
- 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons maple syrup
- 1/4 cup vegetable oil
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup raisins
Heat the oven to 250ºF.
In a large bowl, combine the oats, almonds, cashews, coconut, brown sugar, and salt.
Measure the syrup and oil in a plunger cup. Add to the dry mixture and stir to combine.
Transfer the mixture to a half sheet pan and bake on the middle rack of the oven for 1 hour and 15 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes to achieve an even color.
Remove from the oven and transfer to a large bowl to cool for 30 minutes. Add raisins and mix until evenly distributed. Store in an airtight container and enjoy for up to 2 weeks.