Submitted by: Brenda McCoy, Norris Electric Cooperative

Golden Granola

Course Snack
Servings 15 cups


  • 18 oz. box old-fashioned oats
  • 8 oz. sliced almonds
  • 1 c. dried apricots chopped
  • 1 c. dried cranberries or cherries
  • 1 c. light brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 sticks (12 T.) unsalted butter
  • 1/2 c. honey
  • 1 t. ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 t. Salt


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a large bowl, stir together oats, almonds, apricots, cranberries (or cherries) and brown sugar.
  • In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt butter and stir in honey, cinnamon and salt. Pour over oat mixture and toss to combine thoroughly.
  • Spread granola onto a parchment-lined baking sheet and bake, stirring occasionally, until oats are toasted and sugar begins to caramelize, approximately 35-40 minutes.
  • Cool completely. Transfer to an airtight container. Yield: 15 cups.