Triple-Apple Granola

9 cups
1 hr 20 min

Good things come in threes! Enjoy this Triple-Apple Granola to top apple pie filling for an easy apple crisp, add to yogurt, ice cream, or to your muffin mix.

Apple Granola is a medley of three apple ingredients. . . apple cider, dried apples and applesauce.

This recipe has a scant amount of oil, only 2 tablespoons, as the apple cider and applesauce in this recipe bind the oats and other ingredients together.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups apple cider
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 3.9 ounce container natural applesauce (or 1/2 cup)
  •  2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon apple pie spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 1/2 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 2 cups assorted chopped nuts~ almonds,  pecans, or walnuts
  • 1 cup chopped dried apples


  1. In a medium saucepan, bring apple cider to a boil over high heat; cook until cider is reduced to 1/2 cup, 30 to 40 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat, and stir in sugar, applesauce, 2 tablespoons of oil, cinnamon, apple pie spice, and salt.
  3. Preheat oven to 300° F. In a large bowl, combine oats with nuts.
  4. Pour cider mixture over oat mixture, and toss until evenly coated.
  5. Spread onto 2 rimmed baking sheets.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes. Stir in chopped dried apples, and bake for 10 to 15 minutes more or until golden brown.
  7. Spread onto parchment paper, and let cool completely before transferring to an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.



Delicious served with ice cream and easy and oh so good Apple Cider Caramel Sauce!

Find a harvest of delicious of apple recipes for fall, HERE.

Recipe details
  • 9  cups
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 70 Minutes Total time: 1 hr 20 min
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Ingredients

  • 3 cups apple cider
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 3.9 ounce container natural applesauce or 1/2 cup
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon apple pie spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 1/2 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 2 cups assorted chopped nuts almonds, pecans, or walnuts
  • 1 cup chopped dried apples
Instructions

In a medium saucepan, bring apple cider to a boil over high heat; cook until cider is reduced to 1/2 cup, 30 to 40 minutes.
Remove from heat, and stir in sugar, applesauce, 2 tablespoons of oil, cinnamon, apple pie spice, and salt.
Preheat oven to 300° F.
In a large bowl, combine oats with nuts. Pour cider mixture over oat mixture, and toss until evenly coated.
Spread onto 2 rimmed baking sheets.
Bake for 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes.
Stir in chopped dried apples, and bake for 10 to 15 minutes more or until golden brown.
Spread onto parchment paper, and let cool completely before transferring to an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.
Tips
  • Use to top apple pie filling for an easy apple crisp, add to yogurt, ice cream, or add to your muffin mix.
Mary @ Home is Where the Boat Is
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