Spiced toasted rolled oats, nuts, and seeds (your choice!) are mixed with honey, butter, and chocolate powdered drink mix for this delicious granola.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
20 mins
total:
35 mins
Servings:
24
Yield:
24 servings
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Ingredients

24
Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Lightly grease a 15x10x1-inch baking pan; set aside. In a large bowl combine oats, coarsely chopped nuts, seeds, apple pie spice and salt; set aside.

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  • In a small saucepan combine coconut oil and honey until coconut butter melts. Stir in Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Rich Milk Chocolate Powdered Drink Mix. Drizzle over the oats mixture; toss to coat. Spread evenly in the prepared pan.

  • Bake about 20 minutes or until light brown, stirring after 10 minutes. Remove from oven. Stir in dried fruit.

  • Spread granola on a large piece of foil to cool. Store at room temperature in an airtight container for up to 5 days. (Or place in freezer bags and freeze up to 2 months.

Coarsely Chopped Nuts:

Choose one or combine to make 3/4 cup total: raw unsalted pecans, pistachios, cashews, walnuts, almonds, macadamia or hazelnuts

Seeds:

Choose one or combine to make 1/4 cup total: sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds (pepitas), chia seeds, hemp nuts, flax seeds, or wheat germ

Dried Fruit:

Choose one or combine to make 1 cup total: raisins, dried cherries, dried cranberries, dried apricots, or dates

Nutrition Facts

151 calories; protein 2.8g; carbohydrates 22.4g; fat 6.4g; cholesterol 0.2mg; sodium 30mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (2)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 4 stars
06/12/2019
This was just what I was looking for. It is light not too sweet and the recipe is very versatile. I did leave out the Carnation drink mix because I did not want it tasting like chocolate. This will be my new go to recipe for granola. Read More

Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
10/29/2017
I think it needed some salt. Adding it afterwards doesn't really work well. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
10/29/2017
I think it needed some salt. Adding it afterwards doesn't really work well. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
06/12/2019
This was just what I was looking for. It is light not too sweet and the recipe is very versatile. I did leave out the Carnation drink mix because I did not want it tasting like chocolate. This will be my new go to recipe for granola. Read More
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