Amy’s Spice Tin Granola


Spice Tin Team member Amy gifted us this recipe for a sweet and crunchy granola to add to yogurt and fruit or just enjoy alone.   Use as topping for pies and fruit tarts.



3-½ cups old fashion oatmeal—regular or gluten free

½ cup coarsely chopped walnuts

½ cup coarsely chopped almonds

½ cup oat or wheat bran

1 cup shredded coconut

1 oz. Sesame Seeds Hulled

½ cup butter

1/3 cup honey

½ cup brown sugar

1 Teaspoon Saigon Cinnamon

1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract

Optional: 1 cup dried cranberries or other dried fruit



  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.  Oven shelves should be placed in middle and top positions.
  2. Lightly grease two 17-¼ x 12-¼ inch jellyroll pan or large cookie


  1. In a large bowl, stir together oatmeal, walnuts, almonds, bran,

coconut, and sesame seeds.  Set aside.

  1. In a small saucepan, on medium heat, melt together butter, honey,

brown sugar, and cinnamon.  Stir until all ingredients are melted

and mixed together.

  1. Turn off the burner and stir in the vanilla.
  2. Add the saucepan mixture to the dry ingredients. Stir well.
  3. Pour the mixture onto the jellyroll pan or cookie sheet. Spread

out evenly.

  1. Bake at 325 degrees F for 15 minutes.
  2. Remove from the oven and stir. Spread out evenly. Bake for

another 15 minutes.

  1. Remove from the oven and let cool. Add dried cranberries

or fruit at this time.

  1. Store in airtight container.

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