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Jennifer's Granola

Rated as 4.56 out of 5 Stars
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"This is a granola recipe fortified with wheat germ and flax seed that still tastes good."
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Ingredients

1 h 10 m servings 246
Original recipe yields 16 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the oats, wheat germ, flax seed meal, brown sugar, sunflower seeds, pecans, almonds, cinnamon and salt. In a separate bowl, whisk together the oil, honey, vanilla and water. Pour the wet ingredients over the dry, and mix until evenly blended. Spread in a greased 9x13 or 11x7 inch baking pan.
  3. Bake for 1 hour in the preheated oven, stirring every 20 minutes, or until toasted. Let cool completely before storing in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 246 calories; 12.8 28.7 6.2 0 223 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Yummy! Love it! I did make a few changes, however ... I used unsweetened applesauce instead of oil; I used All-Bran instead of the wheat germ and flax seed meal; and I used Splenda Brown Sugar...

Most helpful critical review

Too much salt, not much other flavoring. After I baked it, I mixed more honey, vanilla and cinnamon and remixed and baked.

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Yummy! Love it! I did make a few changes, however ... I used unsweetened applesauce instead of oil; I used All-Bran instead of the wheat germ and flax seed meal; and I used Splenda Brown Sugar...

Very easy. I didn't use sunflower seeds, i just put more nuts. Just keep an eye on it. My first batch was toasted before the hour was up. It's also very versatile: I made one once batch wit...

Wonderful, versatile recipe! I omitted the brown sugar and used 1/3 cup real maple syrup instead of honey; decreased the oil to 1/4 cup; and I used slivered instead of sliced almonds for more t...

This granola is so good that I can't stop eating it!! I used All-Bran cereal instead of the wheat germ and flax meal, Splenda baking mix instead of the brown sugar, and sugar-free maple syrup f...

Awesome recipe. This was the first granola I ever made and it turned out great. The only thing was the day after I made it, it got chewy, so I put it in the oven again for 20 min and it crispe...

I love this recipe. I do recommend checking after 35 minutes. The first time I made it an hour was too long and it got really brown, although we still ate it and it was good. Second time I onl...

Perfect recipe. One idea that works well for me too - heat the oil and honey (and maybe some maple syrup too...just a little) in the microwave and add it to the mixture. it keeps the granola sof...

Too much salt, not much other flavoring. After I baked it, I mixed more honey, vanilla and cinnamon and remixed and baked.

Love this!!!! I have made at least 4 batches in the last couple months and it is soooo YUMMY! I'm sure you could add/ sub different nuts and ingredients easily. A small bowl also fills me up and...