California Walnut Granola

  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins


4cups quick cooking (not instant) rolled oats
2cups natural wheat bran
1-1/2cup chopped California walnuts
1/2cup honey
2teaspoons vanilla
1-1/2cup raisins (or dried cranberries, chopped dried apples, apricots, or other mixed dried fruit)


  1. In a large bowl stir together oatmeal, bran and walnuts. In small microwaveable bowl, combine honey and vanilla; microwave on high for about 20 seconds or more until more runny.

  2. Stir to mix; pour over dry ingredients and toss to coat well.

  3. Spread evenly in large shallow baking pan and bake in 300F oven for about 30 minutes, or until golden, stirring two or three times. Cool completely; it will crisp as it cools.

  4. Stir in raisins or dried fruit; store in airtight container.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 480
  • Glycemic Load 23
  • Fat 18g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 12g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 3g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 5mg
  • Potassium 660mg
  • Carbohydrate 78g
  • Fiber 13g
  • Sugars 34g
  • Protein 13g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 2%
  • Calcium 6%
  • Iron 25%