Friday, June 20, 2008

Seven Wives Inn Granola

By: Matti
*This is a granola recipe that my mom, aunts and grandma have been making for YEARS. It is t0 die for! Plus, a lot less sugary than store-bought.

8 cups oats (NOT QUICK OATS!)
1 1/2 cups brown sugar
1 1/2 cups wheat germ
8 oz whole, raw almonds
8 oz raw cashews
8 oz coconut
3 oz raw sunflower seeds (seeded, not salted)

1/2 cup water
1/2 cup oil
1/2 cup honey
1/2 cup peanut butter
2 tsp vanilla
1 cup raisins

1. Combine first 7 ingredients in a large bowl.
2. Heat water, oil, honey and PB until bubbly.
3. Add vanilla and pour over dry ingredients.
4. Mix well and spread onto 2 large cookie sheets
5. Bake @ 200 degrees for about 1.5 - 2 hrs, stirring occasionally while baking
6. Add raisins when cool.
7. Store in airtight container.

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