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cups old-fashioned oats
cup chopped walnuts
cup packed brown sugar
teaspoon ground cinnamon
teaspoon ground nutmeg
cup vegetable oil
tablespoons granulated sugar
tablespoon spiced rum or 1/2 teaspoon rum extract
cup dried fruit bits
cup diced dried pineapple
cup diced candied orange peel
cup diced candied lemon peel
Heat oven to 300°F. In large bowl, mix oats, walnuts, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt; set aside.
In 1-quart saucepan, heat oil, honey and granulated sugar to simmering, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat; stir in rum. Pour hot liquid over oat mixture, stirring until dry ingredients are moistened. Spread in ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan.
Bake 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until golden brown. Cool completely in pan on cooling rack, about 30 minutes.
Stir granola to break apart. Stir in fruit bits, pineapple, orange peel and lemon peel. Store tightly covered.
Kitchen scissors work well for cutting the dried pineapple and candied citrus peel.
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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