3 cups quick cooking oats
3 cups traditional oats
1 tablespoon cinnamon
1/4 cup maple syrup
1 cup applesauce
2 tablespoons butter, melted
Preheat the oven to 300. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper or silicone mat.
In a large mixing bowl, toss together the 2 kinds of oats with the cinnamon. Stir in the maple syrup, applesauce and melted butter. Mix well.
Spread the granola onto the lined baking sheet and bake for 25 to 30 minutes in the preheated oven. Check the granola after 20 minutes and turn around the edges of they become too dark. (They shouldn’t when cooking on the parchment or silicone mat.)
Remove from the oven and let cool completely. Store in an airtight container, or in a plastic freezer baggie in the freezer.
Enjoy homemade granola with milk and fresh fruit, yogurt and berries, or mixed into a pantry trail mix.
I got this recipe from over here. The granola isn’t very sweet. I love sweet stuff, so I don’t like it alone. If I make it again, I’d try adding some sugar or something. But it tastes great with applesauce.