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Tropical Granola

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Cereal
Author: Barbara Schieving


  • 4 cups old fashioned oats
  • ½ cup light brown sugar packed
  • ½ cup unsweetened flaked coconut or sub sweetened
  • ½ cup dried tropical fruit or sub any dried fruit
  • ¼ cup of flax seed meal
  • ¼ teaspoon of kosher salt
  • cup canola oil
  • 3 tablespoons citrus honey or sub any honey
  • 4 teaspoon vanilla


  • In a large bowl mix oats, brown sugar, coconut, dried fruit, flax seed meal, and salt.
  • In a saucepan heat canola oil and honey until warm. Remove from heat and whisk in vanilla extract. Pour this mixture over the oat mixture and mix thoroughly till everything is completely coated.
  • Spread this evenly on a parchment or silpat covered cookie sheet. Bake at 300º for about 20 minutes until slightly golden brown. Don't stir during baking.
  • Cool completely and break into pieces. Store in an air tight container.