Carrot Cake Granola
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
60-80 minutes
Yields
16 servings

Ingredients

2 1/2 cups (625 ml) rolled oats
1/4 cup (60 ml) flaxseed meal
1/4 cup (60 ml) chopped pecans
1/4 cup (60 ml) shredded coconut, unsweetened
1 cup (250 ml) raisins
1 1/2 tsp (7 ml) cinnamon
1/2 tsp (2 ml) ground ginger
1/4 tsp (1 ml) nutmeg
1/8 tsp (1/2 ml) ground cloves
1 cup (250 ml) finely grated carrots
1/4 cup (60 ml) apple juice
1/4 cup (60 ml) unsweetened applesauce
1/4 cup (60 ml) butter, melted and cooled
1/4 cup (60 ml) maple syrup
1 1/2 tsp (7 ml) vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 295F(150C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, combine oats through spices.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients, including the carrots.
  4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients, mixing until just combined.
  5. Spread the mixture on the parchment lined baking sheet, pinching together some of the mixture to form granola clusters.
  6. Bake for 60-80 minutes, roatating every 20 minutes until desired crispness is acheived. Do not stir as this will break up the clusters.
  7. Remove from the oven and let cool.
  8. Once cool, store in airtight container and use to top your yogurt or eat as a breakfast cereal.