Gingerbread spice granola

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PREP TIME

10 min

TOTAL TIME

35 min

Makes

8 cups

Gingerbread spice granola

Photo, Roberto Caruso.


Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup gingerbread spice mix , (recipe linked below)
  • 3 tbsp packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 cups large-flake oats
  • 2 cups puffed quinoa
  • 1 cup pepitas
  • 1 cup pecan pieces
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 1 cup dried cranberries , or raisins
  • 1 cup coconut , chips or flakes

Instructions

  • POSITION racks in top and bottom thirds of oven, then preheat to 300F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment.
  • WHISK syrup, oil, gingerbread spice mix, sugar and salt in a large bowl. Stir in oats, quinoa, pepitas, pecans and chia seeds until combined.
  • SPREAD in single layer on prepared sheets and bake in top and bottom thirds of oven, stirring and switching sheets halfway, for about 25 min. Cool, then stir in cranberries and coconut. Granola will keep well in an airtight container for up to 1 week.

Nutrition (per ½ cup)

  • Calories
  • 156,
  • Protein
  • 4 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 19 g,
  • Fat
  • 8 g,
  • Fibre
  • 2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 44 mg.
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