For the best granola you've ever tasted, think outside the box. This do-it-yourself mix can be tailored with whatever nuts, seeds, and dried fruit sound good to you. Start with our three delicious blends, each with its own winning texture and taste.
If you prefer a chunky, loose granola, simply stir instead of flipping during cooking.
Sweet and Tart Granola
Use pistachios and sunflower seeds in the base. After baking, stir in dried cherries and 1/2 cup toasted unsweetened coconut.
Use sliced almonds and pepitas in the base. After baking, Stir in 1/2 cup crispy rice cereal and dried currants.
Use macadamia nuts in the base and 3/4 teaspoon dried ginger. Add molasses as the sweetener. After baking, stir in 3/4 cup chopped dried pineapple, 1/4 cup chopped crystallized ginger, and 1/2 cup toasted unsweetened coconut.
Leave out the egg whites. The granola won't be quite as crunchy, but it will still be very tasty.