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Gourmet Granola

6 cups rolled oats
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1 cup chopped walnuts
1/2 cup sesame seeds
3/4 cup sunflower seeds, raw
1 cup dried coconut
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/2 cup light oil
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup honey
1/2 cup maple syrup
1/4 cup molasses
1 Tablespoon vanilla extract
1-1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In separate pan, oven roast the oats, walnuts, pecans, sesame seeds, and sunflower seeds until lightly toasted (about 15-20 minutes); cool. In a large bowl, combine all toasted ingredients with coconut, date and raisins. Set aside.

Combine oil, brown sugar, honey, maple syrup, molasses, vanilla, cinnamon and salt in a saucepan. Stir over low heat until well-combined and warm to the touch. (Do not boil!)

Pour liquid mixture over dry mixture and mix well. Turn out and flatten onto a greased cookie sheet pan and roast at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes, stirring every ten minutes. Remove from oven, cool and store in tightly sealed containers in a cool, dry place.

Makes about 1 gallon of granola, or 36 1/3 cup servings.