I feel like this should be said in the tone of the Law & Order beginning. (Indulge me.)
Every year, we make granola for our friends and family.
This is our recipe
3 cups oatmeal
1 cup almonds
1 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup coconut flakes
1/3 cup canola oil
1/2 cup honey
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup dried peaches, chopped small
Preheat the oven to 350° F, and then cover a baking sheet in parchment paper and set aside.
Put the almonds in a plastic bag and smash them with a hammer or mallet until they are smaller than pea sized, but not yet dust.
In a large bowl, add oatmeal, almonds, salt and coconut flakes.
In a saucepan over low heat, mix canola oil, honey and vanilla until it is all well-blended and warm.
Combine the oatmeal and honey mixtures in the large bowl until it’s coated and spread onto the covered baking sheet.
Bake for about 15 minutes or until golden brown. Then stir in your cup of dried peaches.
Stir a little more.
Let cool completely on the pan.
Then squinch up the granola from the big nuggets before adding to jars.