Maple Olive Oil Granola
Adapted from Food52
| Yield: 7 cups | Time: 45 minutes |
3 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
1 cup hulled raw pumpkin seeds
1 cup raw sunflower seeds
1 cup unsweetened coconut chips
1 ¼ cup raw pecans, chopped or sliced almonds
¾ cup pure maple syrup
½ cup extra-virgin olive oil
½ cup packed light brown sugar
1 cup dried fruit like chopped apricots, dried cherries or cranberries, optional
Heat oven to 300F. Place oats, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, coconut, pecans, syrup, olive oil, sugar, and 1 teaspoon salt into a large bowl and mix until well combined. Spread granola mixture in an even layer on a parchment lined baking sheet.
Transfer to the oven and bake, stirring every 10 minutes until granola is toasted and golden, about 35-45 minutes. Let cool completely, stir in dried fruit and then store in an airtight container for up to a month.