Chocolate and Peanut Granola

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 2 hr 10 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Inactive: 1 hr
  • Cook: 1 hr
  • Yield: about 10 cups; about 10 servings
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Ingredients

1/4 cup best quality cocoa

4 1/2 cups rolled oats

1 cup sunflower seeds

3/4 cup white sesame seeds

3/4 cup apple compote or applesauce

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon ground ginger

1/3 cup brown rice syrup or rice malt syrup

1/4 cup clover honey or other runny honey

3/4 cup light brown sugar

2 cups raw peanuts

1 teaspoon kosher salt

2 tablespoons canola oil or sunflower oil

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 310 degrees F.
  2. Mix everything together very well in a large mixing bowl. Spread the mixture evenly in 2 baking tins and bake for 40 minutes to 1 hour, turning over half-way through baking. Allow to cool and store in an airtight container.

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