Coconut Granola

Coconut Granola

Ingredients:

8 cups rolled oats
1 cup shredded coconut
1/2 cup chopped almonds
1/2 cup wheat germ (optional)
1/2 cup sucanat
1/4 tsp salt
3/4 cup coconut oil, melted
1/2 cup maple syrup
1 Tbs vanilla extract
1/4 tsp coconut extract

Combine the oats, coconut, almonds,wheat germ,  sucanat, and salt. In a separate bowl, combine  the coconut oil, maple syrup, vanilla extract, and coconut extract, and pour over the oat mixture; stir until combined. Dehydrate for 3 hours at 155 degrees in a dehydrator.

-Oven-Baked Version-

Line two 15″ by 11″ jelly roll pans with parchment paper. Spread the granola out evenly on the pans and press the granola together. Bake at 300 for about 30 minutes or until golden brown, stirring every 15 minutes. Be careful not to burn.  I place the pans on the two middle racks of the oven and switch them around halfway after stirring. After cooling, store in an airtight container.

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