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Homemade Granola

Categories: Cooking with Kids, Kid-friendly, Snacks
Type: Appetizers and Snacks

This granola recipe is delicious and nutritious, and granola is easy to pack and take anywhere.

Serves: 10 servings


  • 2 cups dry quick cooking oats
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup wheat germ
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup dates
  • 1/4 cup peanuts
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
  • (Try adding dried apricots, peaches, apples, banana chips, grated coconuts, and other nuts for variety.)

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  1. Preheat oven to 250°.
  2. Combine oats, salt, honey, wheat germ, and oil. Spread mixture onto an ungreased cookie sheet.
  3. Bake 30 minutes, stirring once. Remove from oven.
  4. Stir in remaining ingredients. Bake additional 15 minutes. Remove from oven.
  5. Let cool. Store in glass jar with a tight lid. Refrigerate until ready to eat.

excerpted from:

From Quick Meals for Healthy Kids and Busy Parents. Copyright 1995 by Sandra K. Nissenberg, Margaret L. Bogle, and Audrey C. Wright. All rights reserved. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

To order this book visit www.wiley.com.

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