Foster's Homemade Granola
Makes about 6 cups
2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
1 cup shredded sweetened coconut
1 cup sliced almonds1 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
¼ cup canola or safflower oil, plus more for greasing the pan
¾ cup maple syrup
¼ cup honey
½ cup dried cherries or cranberries
½ cup dried apricots, chopped
1. Preheat the oven to 275°F.
2. Spread the oats, coconut, and almonds on a large baking sheet with sides. Sprinkle with salt and bake for 12 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the ingredients are lightly toasted but not yet golden. Transfer the ingredients to a large bowl.
3. Increase the oven temperature to 350°F. Lightly grease the baking sheet with oil or spray with vegetable oil spray.