Dad's Famous Granola

This is my dad's recipe passed down and it always get huge raves when we serve it at our Cape May B&B, the Mason Cottage. You can eat it by itself, with milk or add it on top of fruit and yogurt. Note: This makes a lot, so feel free to half the recipe

5 cups rolled oats
1 cup raw wheat germ
1/2 cup sunflower seeds
1 cup honey
2 cups coarsely chopped pecans
1 cup powdered milk
1/2 cup sesame seeds
1 tbsp. vanilla extract
1 tbsp. salt
1 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup water

1 cup each:
Dried apricots
Dried apples
Dried dates (no pits)
Dried raisins
Coconut flakes

Preheat oven to 250 Degrees. Combine all dry ingredients and then mix in all the wet ingredients by hand. Spread out on 2 jelly roll pans and bake on 250 for 1 hour. Tossing with a spatula every 15 minutes.

Let stand 1 hour before packaging

Recipe Summary:
Yield: about 8-9 cups
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour

Other recipes by The Mason Cottage:
Omg! Frozen Key Lime Pie
Challah French Toast

Recipe Provided By:
The Mason Cottage
Cape May, NJ

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