Maple Granola

Recipe From: Cathryn Somero – New Ipswich


  • 6 cups old fashioned oatmeal
  • 2 Tbsp. vanilla
  • ½ cup sunflower seeds
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened coconut
  • ½ cup Pure NH Grade A Dark Robust Syrup
  • 1 cup wheat germ (omit and replace with oatmeal if gluten free is desired)


Combine oatmeal, sunflower seeds, wheat germ and coconut in a large bowl. Mix together the oil, Pure NH Maple Syrup and vanilla. (Note: A small amount of molasses can be added to the Pure NH Grade A Dark Robust Syrup for stronger flavor. Warm the oil and syrup or molasses for ease of blending.) Pour the oil mixture over the oatmeal mixture and fold well to coat. Spread on 2 jelly roll pans and bake at 275 degrees for approximately 40 minutes or until starting to lightly brown, stirring once during baking. Cool and stir in any or all of the following: ½ cup chopped nuts, ½ cup raisins, ½ cup chopped dates, ½ cup chocolate chips or other nuts, seeds and/or dried fruits. Store in airtight container.