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Coconut and apricot granola

4
4
3
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
30 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
20 min
Serves
27
Difficulty
Moderate
Start the day right with a bowl of crunchy, homemade granola.

Ingredients

dry rolled oats

3 cup(s), (270g)

slivered almonds

90 g

pepitas

100 g

maple syrup

2 tbs

canola oil

2 tbs

vanilla bean extract

1 tsp

shredded or desiccated coconut

¼ cup(s), (20g)

dried apricots

160 g, (buy diced variety)

dried cranberries

65 g

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Combine the oats, almonds and pepitas in a large bowl and drizzle with the maple syrup, oil and vanilla. Mix to combine.
  2. Spread the mixture into a large roasting pan. Bake for 10 minutes. Stir and cook for a further 5 minutes.
  3. Add the coconut, stirring to combine, and cook for a further 5 minutes or until the mixture is golden brown. Set aside to cool completely.
  4. Mix in the apricot and cranberries and store in an airtight container.

Notes

SERVING SUGGESTION: 99% fat-free plain yoghurt (contains dairy) and a fresh fruit salad of banana, strawberries and passionfruit. TIP: For a simple dessert, sprinkle this crunchy muesli over stewed fruit – think cheats crumble!

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