, (pumpkin seeds)
- Position racks in top and bottom thirds of oven. Preheat to 325F. Line 2 large rimmed baking sheets with parchment.
- Combine oats with pecan halves, sunflower seeds and pepitas in a very large bowl. Sprinkle with cinnamon and salt. In a small bowl, mix oil with maple syrup and vanilla, then stir into granola until well coated. Divide mixture between prepared sheets and spread out evenly.
- Bake in top and bottom thirds of oven, stirring and switching sheets halfway through, until light brown and toasted, 30 to 35 min. Transfer to a rack to cool. Toss with cranberries and apricots. Granola keeps well in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 weeks.
Nutrition (per 1/2 cup serving)
- 6 g,
- 31 g,
- 16 g,
- 4 g,
- 109 mg.
Add fruit, coconut, flaxseeds or even chocolate chips after baking.
Originally published in the Today’s Parent April 2016 issue. Photo by Roberto Caruso.