dsc03570 - Chris' Coconut Almond GranolaChris makes really good granola. I’ve watched him tweak and perfect his recipe over the years, and I have to say, his most recent batch may be the best yet.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup almonds, sliced or chopped
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut
  • 1.5 tbsp whole wheat flour (optional)
  • .5 tbsp honey
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil (you can use canola instead)
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup raisins (optional)

dsc03560 - Chris' Coconut Almond GranolaDirections:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Toast almonds on un-greased baking sheet for 10 minutes or until slightly brown.
  2. Mix oats, flour, and coconut in a large boil. Add almonds when cool enough to handle. Mix until combined.
  3. Add honey, maple syrup, coconut oil, and vanilla. Stir until combined.dsc03564 - Chris' Coconut Almond Granola
  4. Lower heat to 280 degrees. Spread granola onto one large or two small baking sheets and bake for 15 minutes. Stir mixture and bake for another 5 minutes. Stir again. Bake another 2-7 minutes or until mixture is a golden brown color.
  5. Allow to cool. Add raisins if using. Store in an airtight container. dsc03566 - Chris' Coconut Almond Granola

~Makes around 8 cups

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