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Desert Valley Date

          Date and Nut Granola

 
Ingredients
Weight
Measure
 
Rolled Oats, regular
1 lb 8oz
2 1/4 qts
 
Date Pieces
8 oz
1 3/4 cups
 
Nuts, chopped
4 oz
1 cup
 
Nonfat Dry Milk*
3 oz
5/8 cup
 
Honey
14 oz
1 1/8 cup
 
Butter or Margarine
7 oz
7/8 cup
 
Brown Sugar
3 oz
6 1/2 Tbsp
 
Vanila Extract
 
1 Tbsp 1 tsp
 
Cinnamon
 
1 1/4 tsp
 
Salt
 
1/2 tsp
 
 
Directions
 
1. In a mixing bowl, combine oats, dates, nuts and nonfat dry milk.
 
2. In saucepan, melt butter and brown sugar. Add honey, vanilla, cinnamon and salt. Mix until well combined.
 
3. Add honey mixture to oat mixture. Mix until well blended.
 
4. Spread evenly on full sheet pan.
 
5. Bake at 300 degrees Fahrenheit for 35 to 45 minutes. Stir every 15 minutes. Should be crunchy and golden brown.
 
DO NOT make in a convection oven.
 
*Note: If Instant Nonfat Dried Milk is available, use 1 1/4 cups (or 3 oz) for 50 servings.
 
 
 
YIELD: 50 Servings: 1 sheet pan