Fruitcake Granola

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 18

Ingredients

4
cups old-fashioned oats
1
cup chopped walnuts
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/3
cup vegetable oil
1/4
cup honey
2
tablespoons granulated sugar
1
tablespoon spiced rum or 1/2 teaspoon rum extract
1
cup dried fruit bits
1/2
cup diced dried pineapple
1/4
cup diced candied orange peel
1/4
cup diced candied lemon peel

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 300°F. In large bowl, mix oats, walnuts, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt; set aside.
  • 2
    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.
  • 3
    Bake 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until golden brown. Cool completely in pan on cooling rack, about 30 minutes.
  • 4
    Stir granola to break apart. Stir in fruit bits, pineapple, orange peel and lemon peel. Store tightly covered.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • Kitchen scissors work well for cutting the dried pineapple and candied citrus peel.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
% Daily Value
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
Free
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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