It's peach season here, which means it's time for me to whip up a big batch of Crunchy Granola. A bowl of fresh, juicy peach slices, topped with granola and drizzled in cream is out of this world. (This recipe is from my first book, The Farm Chicks in the Kitchen).
6 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
2 cups shredded unsweetened coconut
2 cups pecan halves
1/3 cup canola oil
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup crunchy peanut butter
1/2 cup honey
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Heat the oven to 325 degrees farenheit. Combine the oats, coconut, and pecans in a large mixing bowl. Combine the oil, brown sugar, peanut butter, honey, cinnamon, and vanilla in a small saucepan over medium heat and stir until smooth. Pour over the oat mixture and stir until well combined.
Line a large shallow baking pan with foil. Spread the mixture in the pan. Bake until browned - about 50 minutes - stirring every 10 minutes with a large spatula. Cool in the pan on a wire rack; then stir once more. Store in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.
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