Erica’s Granola

Erica’s Granola

Servings 9 cups

Equipment

  • 8 quart mixing bowl
  • (3) jelly roll pans

Ingredients

Dry ingredients

  • 3 cups thick-cut old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 cup raw pumpkin seeds
  • 1 cup raw sunflower seeds
  • 1 1/2 cups whole raw almonds
  • 1 cup shredded unsweetened coconut
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 tsp coarse kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground cardamom

Wet ingredients

  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup olive oil

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
  • Combine dry ingredients in 8-quart mixing bowl.
  • Add wet ingredients and mix well.
  • Spread mixture on three jelly roll pans.
  • Bake until golden brown and well toasted (usually about one hour), stirring every 15 minutes.
  • Turn out to cool in 8-quart mixing bowl.

Notes

Store in closed container in dark, cool location, or freeze in gallon slider storage bags.
Adapted from New York Times.