Crispy Cinnamon Almond Granola


1/2 cup honey
2 tablespoons molasses
2 tablespoons water
1 tablespoon canola oil
½ teaspoon cinnamon
2 cups quick cooking oats
1/2 cup almonds, sliced
3/4 cup raisins


Place a saucepan over low heat.  Pour the honey and molasses into the pan.  Stir the two ingredients together well.  Pour in the water and stir slightly.  Pour the oil into the pan and stir well to make sure all ingredients are combined.  Sprinkle in the cinnamon and stir slightly.  Cook over low heat one minute stirring constantly and being sure mixture is heated through.

Place the oats into a large mixing bowl.  Add the almonds and toss.  Pour the heated mixture over the top of the oats and almonds and toss to coat evenly.  Set the oven temperature to 250 degrees.  Spray a cookie sheet with a non stick cooking spray.  Spread the granola evenly over the sheet.  Bake 15 minutes being sure to stir every 5 minutes until the granola is golden brown and crispy.  Remove from the oven then stir in the raisins into the mixture. Allow to cool slightly before eating. 

Nutritional Information (Approximate Values):

223 calories, 4 g protein, 5 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 42 g carbohydrates, 3 g fiber and 7 mg sodium per 1/2 cup serving.

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Dee is an Adv. Certified Aromatherapist, Reiki Master, Adv. Color/Crystal Therapist, Herbalist, Dr. of Reflexology and single mom who is dedicated to helping others any way she can. One way she chooses to help is by offering information on the benefits and uses of natural health and healing methods for the well-being of both people and pets. Dee also teaches Aromatherapy, Reflexology and Color/Crystal Therapy at the Alternative Healing Academy

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One Response to Crispy Cinnamon Almond Granola

  1. Jill Zamojcin March 7, 2012 at 7:14 pm #

    Wow! This was absolutely incredible! Thank you for sharing this recipe. I have saved it as a favorite to make again in the near future :-)

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