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Maple Walnut Granola

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(NC) - Our delicious granola recipe is easy to make and serves as a wonderful breakfast for family during Thanksgiving weekend. It's sweetened with maple syrup for a distinctively Canadian taste. For more delicious recipes, visit


    Maple Walnut Granola
  • 4 cups Robin Hood Large Flake Oats 1L
  • 1 cup sweetened, shredded coconut 250mL
  • 1 1/2 cups walnut halves 375mL
  • 1/2 cup cashews 125mL
  • 1 tsp cinnamon 5mL
  • 1/4 cup Crisco canola oil 50mL
  • 1/2 cup real maple syrup 125mL


Preheat oven to 325 F (160 C).

In large bowl, combine first five ingredients. Drizzle canola oil on large rimmed baking sheet. Place in oven as it preheats for about 10 minutes, or until warm. Meanwhile, heat maple syrup in microwave or on stovetop until hot.

Remove baking sheet from oven and place oat mixture on sheet. Stir mixture so that it is evenly coated with oil. Pour hot syrup over mixture and stir to combine.

Bake for 25 - 30 minutes, stirring every 5 - 10 minutes, until mixture is evenly browned. Remove from oven and cool. Store in airtight container.

Prep Time: 5 minutes - Baking Time: 30 minutes

Serving Size: Makes 7 cups (1.7L)

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