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Cinnamon Raisin Granola

Old fashioned oats are used to make the granola.

Whether you celebrate Christmas or Chanukah, the winter solstice or Kwanzaa, gift giving crosses all social boundaries.

With money tight for a lot of folks these days here is a gift that costs pennies to make.

It’s super easy and tastes so good.

With so many occasions to eat unhealthy fare this one treat is a pleasure to give and receive.

So for your next hostess gift, holiday gift or just to keep for yourself feel no guilt.

Healthy Cinnamon Raisin Granola!

INGREDIENTS:

-12 cups old-fashioned oats

-4 cups chopped almonds

-2 cups unsalted sunflower seeds

Put these in 2 large baking sheets.

Put the following in a saucepan and bring to a boil:

-1 cup brown sugar

-1/2 cup maple syrup

-1 cup honey

-1 cup oil

-2 tablespoons cinnamon

-2  tablespoon vanilla extract

2 teaspoons salt

Pour over the oats and mix.

Put the oats into a 325 F oven for 40 minutes stirring the pans thoroughly every 10 minutes.

When the granola is completely cool add in:

-4 cups of raisins.

The granola  can be stored  in ziplock bags or good plastic containers.

Granola is delicious eaten over yogurt, as a cereal with milk, on ice cream or noshed on plain out of a snack bag.

Happy holidays WP kids out there.

Now go make some healthy organic yogurt and granola and eat like Rose and Hoo do!

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