Granola

Serves: 20

Serving: 1/2 cup

   6 cups rolled oats
   1 cup flaked coconut
   1 cup wheat germ
   1/2 cup sunflower seeds, shelled
   1 cup cashew nuts, peanuts or almonds
   1 teaspoon cinnamon or nutmeg
   1/2 cup salad oil
   1/2 cup agave
   1/3 cup water
   1 1/2 teaspoons salt
   1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
   1 1/2 cups golden raisins, banana chips, dates, dried figs, apricots or prunes, chopped

Granola is from the Cook'n with Agave collection.
Combine oats, coconut, wheat germ, sunflower seeds and cinnamon in large roasting pan. Mix oil, agave, water, salt and vanilla. Pour over dry ingredients. Bake at 350F for 30 to 40 minutes, stirring frequently. Cool and add dried fruits as desired. Store tightly covered.

MICROWAVE: Combine ingredients as above. Place in 9 x 13-inch glass baking dish. Cook on medium 10 minutes. Stir and cook 5 minutes longer on medium. Stir. Cook on medium 5 minutes or until crisp. Cool. Add dried fruits.