Molasses Cinnamon Granola

Molasses Cinnamon Granola

Molasses Cinnamon Granola Molasses Cinnamon Granola

Molasses Cinnamon Granola

PREP TIME: 15 mins
COOK TIME: 30 mins

PREP TIME: 15 mins

COOK TIME: 30 mins

Molasses Cinnamon Granola

PREP TIME: 15 mins
COOK TIME: 30 mins

Ingredients

Homemade granola is easier to make than you think! Enjoy it on its own by the handful or topped with milk, yogurt or a fortified alternative beverage. Add a sprinkle to fresh fruit as well for a crunchy bite to your breakfast.

Yield: About 5 cups (1.25 L)

  • 3 cups (750 mL) large flake oats
  • 1 cup (250 mL) slivered almonds
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) sunflower seeds
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) canola oil
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) cooking or fancy molasses
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) grated orange zest
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) diced medjool dates or dried figs
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) diced dried apricots
 

Preparation

Preheat oven to 325ºF (160ºC). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

In a large bowl, combine oats, almonds, sunflower seeds, cinnamon and salt.

In a small bowl, whisk together oil, molasses, maple syrup and orange zest. Pour over oat mixture and stir well to coat evenly. Spread mixture evenly onto prepared sheet. Bake for about 25 minutes, stirring twice until golden.

Remove from oven and stir in dates, cranberries and apricots and let cool completely on pan.


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Ingredients

Homemade granola is easier to make than you think! Enjoy it on its own by the handful or topped with milk, yogurt or a fortified alternative beverage. Add a sprinkle to fresh fruit as well for a crunchy bite to your breakfast.

Yield: About 5 cups (1.25 L)

  • 3 cups (750 mL) large flake oats
  • 1 cup (250 mL) slivered almonds
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) sunflower seeds
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) canola oil
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) cooking or fancy molasses
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) grated orange zest
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) diced medjool dates or dried figs
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) diced dried apricots
Preparation

Preheat oven to 325ºF (160ºC). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

In a large bowl, combine oats, almonds, sunflower seeds, cinnamon and salt.

In a small bowl, whisk together oil, molasses, maple syrup and orange zest. Pour over oat mixture and stir well to coat evenly. Spread mixture evenly onto prepared sheet. Bake for about 25 minutes, stirring twice until golden.

Remove from oven and stir in dates, cranberries and apricots and let cool completely on pan.

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Recipe Tip

RECIPE TIP

Store granola in airtight container for up to 1 month.

DID YOU KNOW?

Bone is a living tissue, that is constantly renewing and repairing itself from everyday wear and tear.  However, like many nutrients, calcium is absorbed less effectively as we age.  Try out our calcium calculator to see if you are getting enough in your daily diet.

Emily Richards
Recipe by

Emily Richards

Professional Home Economist

Nutritional Information

Per Serving (1/2 cup or 1/10th recipe)
  • Calories
    260
  • Saturated
    1g
  • Fat
    12g
  • Cholesterol
    0mg
  • Sodium
    60mg
  • Fibre
    5g
  • Carbohydrate
    37mg
  • Sugars
    20g
  • Iron
    10%
  • Vitamin C
    0%
  • Calcium
    66mg
  • Protein
    5g
  • Vitamin A
    1%
  • Vitamin D
    0%

* The percentage of calcium is based on the Osteoporosis Canada’s daily calcium requirement for people under 50 years of age of 1000 mg.

Osteoporosis Canada’s position on nutrition for healthy bones focuses on calcium and vitamin D while stressing a well-balanced diet which includes fiber and whole grains, vitamins and minerals and protein.

RECIPE TIP

Store granola in airtight container for up to 1 month.

DID YOU KNOW?

Bone is a living tissue, that is constantly renewing and repairing itself from everyday wear and tear.  However, like many nutrients, calcium is absorbed less effectively as we age.  Try out our calcium calculator to see if you are getting enough in your daily diet.

Nutritional Information (Per Serving)
  • Calories
    260
  • Saturated
    1g
  • Fat
    12g
  • Cholesterol
    0mg
  • Sodium
    60mg
  • Fibre
    5g
  • Carbohydrate
    37mg
  • Sugars
    20g
  • Iron
    10%
  • Vitamin C
    0%
  • Calcium
    66mg
  • Protein
    5g
  • Vitamin A
    1%
  • Vitamin D
    0%
* The percentage of calcium is based on the Osteoporosis Canada’s daily calcium requirement for people under 50 years of age of 1000 mg.

Osteoporosis Canada’s position on nutrition for healthy bones focuses on calcium and vitamin D while stressing a well-balanced diet which includes fiber and whole grains, vitamins and minerals and protein.
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