3 / 4 Cup maple syrup
1 / 2 teaspoon vanilla
3 Tablespoons butter, unsalted
3 Tablespoons dark brown sugar
4 Cups Old Fashioned Oats
3 / 4 Cup sliced almonds
1 / 2 Cup chopped pecans
1 / 4 cup dried cranberries or currants
Sprinkle of cinnamon
*Dark Brown Sugar can be eliminated for less sweet variety
Cook Maple Syrup, butter, vanilla and brown sugar until boil then turn off.
Mix Remaining ingredients in a large bowl, pouring half the maple syrup mixture over oat mixture. Mix well.
Line large baking pan with parchment paper.
Spread the sticky oats mixture over paper in a thin layer.
Drizzle remaining maple syrup mixture over thin layer of sticky oat mixture.
Sprinkle cinnamon over mixture and bake for 12-15 minutes.
Let cool completely on paper.
Break in loose chunks NOT in tiny little pieces.
Store in freezer in airtight container for up to a month.
Bake at 350 for 15-20 min