7 cups rolled oats
1 cup wheat germ
1 cup unsweetened flaked coconut
1/2 cup unsalted sunflower seeds
1/8 cup sesame seeds
1 cup chopped almonds
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup honey
1/2 cup boiling water
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.
In a large bowl, stir together the oats, wheat germ, coconut, sunflower seeds and almonds. In a separate bowl, mix together the oil, honey, boiling water, brown sugar, salt and vanilla. Pour the liquid ingredients into the dry ingredients, and stir until evenly coated. Spread in a thin layer on a large baking sheet.
Bake for 30 to 40 minutes in the preheated oven. Stir every 10 minutes, until lightly toasted and fragrant. Granola will crisp up more when cooled.
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