Crunchy Caramelized Granola
The best granola with a caramelized brown sugar flavor, simple ingredients, and clumpy texture!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Cooling time 15 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
- 3 cups Quaker Rolled Oats
- 1.5 cups of dry mix-ins pecans, walnuts, almonds, coconut chips, seeds
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1/2 cup maple
- 1/2 cup canola oil
- 1.5 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp ginger
- 1/2 cup dried fruit raisins, apricots, dates, cranberries, etc
Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
Grease a baking sheet or line with parchment paper.
Combine oil, brown sugar, and maple syrup in a large bowl and stir well to combine.
Add all dry ingredients, minus any dried fruit.
Mix well to combine and spread onto baking sheet.
Bake for 45 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes.
Cool completely, allowing granola to clump.
Add dried fruit and store in an air tight container.