• Cooking Time: 20
  • Servings: 6 cups
  • Preparation Time: 10


Easy to make, customizable to any taste.


  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 8 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup chopped dried cranberries
  • 1 cup dried blueberries
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips


  • Preheat the oven to 325 F. In a large saucepan, set over medium heat, combine the oil, honey, brown sugar, vanilla and salt. Stir until the sugar dissolves, about 3 minutes. In a large bowl, combine the oats, sunflower seeds, walnuts, and almonds. Pour the warm oil and honey mixture into the oat mixture and stir until combined.
  • Spread the mixture evenly on two 12 by 17- inch rimmed baking sheets. Bake for 20 minutes, stirring several times, until the granola is a deep golden brown. Cool completely before adding the dried fruit and chocolate. Store in an airtight container up to 3 weeks.

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Author Credit: Adapted from The Pastry Queen

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