This is an awesome, addictive, one hundred percent vegan granola. We always have a batch of this on hand to sprinkle on soy yogurt or eat with soy or rice milk.
- cooking spray
- 3 cups rolled oats
- ⅔ cup wheat germ
- ½ cup slivered almonds
- 1 pinch ground nutmeg
- 1 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon
- ½ cup apple juice
- ½ cup molasses
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup dried mixed fruit
- 1 cup quartered dried apricots
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Prepare two cookie sheets with cooking spray.
In a large bowl, combine oats, wheat germ, almonds, cinnamon and nutmeg. In a separate bowl, mix apple juice, molasses and extract. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, stirring to coat. Spread mixture onto baking sheets.
Bake for 30 minutes in preheated oven, stirring mixture every 10 to 15 minutes, or until granola has a golden brown color. Let cool. Stir in dried fruit. Store in an airtight container.
Prep time: 10 mins / Cooking time: 30 mins / Total time: 40 mins
Serving: 10 / Yield: 5 cups