Apple-Cinnamon Granola

Recipe submitted by: Amy Pickett

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This granola is great with yogurt or on top of vanilla ice cream.
cook 10-15min + cool time
cook 90min
cook yield 6 cups

What's in it


3 cups regular oats
1 cup whole-grain toasted oat cereal (such as Cheerios)
1/3 cup oat bran
1/3 cup finely chopped walnuts
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
2 tablespoons butter
1/3 cup applesauce
1/4 cup honey
2 tablespoons brown sugar
Cooking spray
1 cup chopped dried apple

How to cook it


  • Preheat oven to 250°.
  • Combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl, stirring well to combine.
  • Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add 1/3 cup applesauce, honey, and brown sugar to pan, and bring to a boil. Cook for 1 minute, stirring frequently. Pour applesauce mixture over oat mixture, stirring to coat. Spread mixture in an even layer on a jelly-roll pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 250° for 1 1/2 hours, stirring every 30 minutes. Allow to cool completely. Stir in chopped apple.
  • Note: Store granola in an airtight container up to one week.