Cherry, Pecan and Coconut Granola

Cherry, Pecan and Coconut Granola
yields 8 cups)
  • 5 cups whole uncooked oats
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup coconut
  • 2/3 cup dried cherries
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried orange peel (or use freshly grated orange zest)
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup honey

Preheat oven to 250 F, and spray a 9x13 baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
Combine all ingredients, except honey, in a large bowl.  Add honey, 1/4 cup at a time, stirring well until all ingredients are coated.

Spread evenly in the pan and bake for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes so that the top does not become overly browned.  

Remove from oven and cool completely.  Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator to keep fresh for several weeks.

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