Virginia stores this nutty and golden granola in an airtight Mason jar in the cabin.
- 10 cups uncooked old-fashioned oatmeal
- 2 cups almonds
- 3/4 cups sunflower seeds
- 1 cup bran cereal
- 2 cups light brown sugar
- 1 cup canola oil
- 2 cups raisins or dried cherries
Preheat oven to 300º F. Mix together all ingredients except dried fruit in a large low roaster pan. Spread evenly in the pan and bake for 1 hour. Remove, let cool, then add dried cherries or raisins. Mix. Serves 12.