Natural Granola

A healthy combination of unrefined ingredients that tantalizes the taste buds and gets you off to a good start for the day. The recipe may be varied and for those who prefer a sweeter taste, drizzling honey over the cereal after adding milk is perfect!

One stick butter
1/4 cup canola oil
One TBL vanilla
1/2 cup honey
One cup hulled sesame seeds
One cup bran flakes
One cup rye flakes (optional)
One cup flaked or shredded coconut - UNSWEETENED
7 cups old-fashioned oats (not quick)
One cup raisins

Melt in Dutch oven:
one stick butter
then add 1/4 cup vegetable oil.
Stir together.

Add 1 tablespoon vanilla
1/2 cup honey
Melt & stir.

Add dry ingredients. (Turn off burner & turn on oven at 350 degrees). Mix in:
1 cup hulled sesame seeds
1 cup bran flakes
1 cup rye flakes (optional)
1 cup flaked or shredded coconut – unsweetened
7 cups OLD FASHIONED QUAKER OATS (not quick).

Stir from bottom of pan. It won’t be very wet. Toast in oven about 45 minutes – 1 hour. Check & stir every 10 – 15 minutes. When the granola is to the desired darkness, remove. Cool for 10 minutes.

Stir in 1 cup raisins.


Taste can be varied with the use of molasses and cinnamon.

Recipe Summary:
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 - 60 minutes

Other recipes by Deutsche Strasse (German Street) B&B:
New Ulm Bavarian Omelet
Warm And Spicy Pears
Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes With Orange Syrup

Recipe Provided By:
Deutsche Strasse (German Street) B&B
New Ulm, MN

New Ulm Bed and Breakfast Inns