Homemade Granola in the Crockpot

Granola

This recipe was adapted from Momswithcrockpots.com

Prep time 10 mins

Cook time 2 hours

Total time 2 hours 10 mins
Ingredients:
  • 5 cups old-fashioned Gluten Free rolled oats
  • ½ cup ground flaxseed (optional)
  • ¾ cup sunflower oil
  • ¾ cup maple syrup
  • 2 Tablespoons vanilla extract (alcohol and corn free pure vanilla extract)
  • 1 cup unsweetened, shredded coconut
  • 1 cup chopped nuts (pecans, sunflower seeds, hazelnuts)
Instructions:
  1. Mix in the the maple syrup and sunflower oil to form your sauce.
  2. Mix Oats, Flaxseed, coconut, and nuts in your crockpot. Add the maple syrup mixture as well as the vanilla. Stir thoroughly.
  3. Allow the granola to cook on low for 2-4 hours. You may want to stir every hour to avoid burning. You are also going to leave the lid cracked a little to allow the moisture to escape.
  4. Cooking times will greatly vary depending on your crock pot as they all cook at slightly different temps.
  5. Allow to cool, then mix in the dried fruit and/or chocolate chips. Store in the refrigerator in an air-tight container for several weeks.

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