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California Almond Granola with Golden Raisins

California Almond Granola with Golden Raisins
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  • 9 ServingsServings


  • 3 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Honey
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1/3 cup sesame seeds
  • 1/2 cup whole natural almonds
  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup Golden raisins



1 Heat oven 350 F. Coat baking sheet with vegetable cooking spray.

2 In heavy, 3-quart saucepan over low heat, mix sugar, honey, sesame oil, cinnamon, vanilla and almond extract.

3 Stir and cook just until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat. Mix in oats and sesame seeds to coat completely.

4 Spread evenly on baking sheet. Bake 10 minutes.

5  Stir, then sprinkle whole and sliced almonds on top. Bake 10 minutes to toast almonds.

6  Cool in pan, then mix with cranberries and raisins in large bowl.

7 Store airtight. Serving tips: Top with creamy yogurt instead of milk.

8 Top with your favorite fresh fruit. Make a quick cobbler by topping fresh fruit with granola and baking.

9  This healthy granola offers vitamin E, magnesium and fiber.

Source: Almond Board of California