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Girl Scout Granola

(recipe, Bluebird Farmers Market & CSA)


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Introduction

Previously Farmhouse Granola..we now call this delicious breakfast cereal Girl Scout Granola...as the Thomaston Girl Scouts told us when they visited Bluebird Market Kitchen Show...granola can also be used as trail mix for hikes...Granola is especially delicious and nutritious when using farmhouse fresh ingredients in season like raw pumpkin seeds, Georgia pecans, local honey and sunflower seeds. Click the link to watch the Kitchen Show video: http://bluebirdmarket.wordpress.com/2009/10/29/bluebird-market-kitchen-show-alice-vs-farmhouse-granola/ http://www.quakeroats.com/about-quaker-oats/content/create-your-day/default.aspx?id=6595

Ingredients

  1. 4 cups old fashioned rolled oats
  2. ½ cup craisins
  3. ½ cup pumpkin seeds
  4. ½ cup sliced almonds
  5. ½ cup sunflower seeds
  6. ½ cup Georgia pecans
  7. 1 teas. cinnamon
  8. ¼ cup local honey
  9. ⅓ cup extra virgin olive oil
  10. ½ cup light brown sugar or turbinado sugar
  11. ¼ cup maple syrup

Steps

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Mix oats, fruits, seeds, nuts and cinnamon in large bowl.
  2. Combine honey, syrup, brown sugar and oil in a glass bowl and heat together in microwave. Pour over oat mixture tossing with a spoon. Spread evenly on cookie sheet and bake, stirring occasionally, for about 25 minutes or until toasted. Cool completely and break into chunks.
  3. Store in airtight glass jar for up to one month.