Dried Fruit & Granola Mix

Dried Fruit & Granola Mix

Looking for a healthy and satisfying snack that you can enjoy on the go? Homemade Dried Fruit & Granola Mix is the perfect solution. Packed with nutrients and bursting with flavor, this mix will keep you energized and satisfied throughout the day.


  • 5 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/2 cup sunflower kernels
  • 1/2 cup ground flaxseed
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup dried banana chips
  • dried apricots1/2 cup , halved


  1. In a large bowl, combine the oats, almonds, sunflower kernels and flax. In a small saucepan, combine the brown sugar, maple syrup, honey, oil, salt and cinnamon.
  2. Cook and stir over medium heat for 2-3 minutes or until brown sugar is dissolved and mixture is heated through.
  3. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Pour over oat mixture and toss to coat.
  4. Transfer to a 15x10x1-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown, stirring every 8 minutes.
  5. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  6. Stir in dried fruits.
  7. Store in an airtight container.

Health tip: Granola typically has healthy whole grains and nuts, but added sugar and sweetened dried fruit, too. Eat this calorie-dense cereal in relatively small portion sizes.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup: 253 calories, 10g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 86mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 5g fiber), 6g protein.

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