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Cherry-Nut Granola

Made from nature's basics -- grains, nuts, and fruits -- homemade granola is healthy, tasty, and easy to prepare.

  • yield: Makes about 5 cups




  • 1/4 cup apple juice
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons packed light-brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup whole almonds, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup pecans, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries
  • 1/4 cup dried currants


  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Step 2

    In a large bowl, whisk together apple juice, honey, brown sugar, canola oil, vanilla, cinnamon, and salt until combined. Add oats, almonds, and pecan; toss until mixture is well combined and evenly moistened. Divide mixture between 2 baking sheets and transfer to oven. Bake, shaking pans occasionally, until light golden brown, 15 to 18 minutes.

  3. Step 3

    Transfer warm granola to a large bowl and stir in cherries and currants. Let cool completely; store in an airtight container up to 1 week.

The Martha Stewart Show, January Winter 2007