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Maple-Nut Granola

November/December 2008

Your rating: None Average: 4.3 (83 votes)

We love the maple-nut flavor combination of this heart-healthy granola, but feel free to substitute your favorite nuts or dried fruit for your own custom blend.



READER'S COMMENT:
"A very good granola. I reduced the amount of sweeteners by one half and it was still satisfactory. I would assume that you could leave the sweetenerers out and use the sweetener of your choice when you eat. Bill!!! "

17 Reviews for Maple-Nut Granola

06/03/2014
Anonymous
Simple and delicious

Super easy to make, and really good. My go to granola.

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12/13/2013
Anonymous
Tasty but too sweet

I read the reviews beforehand and noticed that a couple of people mentioned it was too sweet, so I just added the maple syrup and it was plenty sweet. I can't imagine adding more sugar to it, especially if you add it to sweetened yogurt. Also, I used quick oats because that's what I had on hand and it turned out fine.

Good crunch and variety of stuff
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01/07/2013
Anonymous
Tried and True!

I've tried tons of different granola recipes over the years, but always come back to this one! Everyone who tries it raves about it. I occasionally tweak it a bit using half honey, half regular syrup, and a bit of molasses when I don't have maple syrup, and it's still awesome. Also usually add a few cashews as well. It's become our family specialty!

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09/15/2012
Anonymous
Perfect sweetness when brown sugar is omitted.

Tried this for the first time today. I used coconut oil instead of canola, and 1 cup dried cranberries. Added a little hemp and chia seed, and omitted the brown sugar. Its just the right amount sweet (I don't like my granola grocery store sweet - if I did, I'd buy it there!), and no flavor is too overpowering. Yum.

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11/25/2011
Anonymous
THE BEST GRANOLA I'VE EVER HAD. Better than the local yummy bakery which is a real complement.

Great in yogurt or on top of high quality vanilla ice cream with a little bit of warmed Smucker's butterscotch topping. (Although with this is certainly not low fat food, but soooo yummy.) Would rate this 10 out ouf 5 (!)

Healthy! Much lower cost than bakery granola. Super GREAT smell in the house while cooking.
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