Recipes and Cooking Slow Toasted Granola 4.4 (18) 1 Review Use this homemade granola recipe as a topping for yogurt, a layer in fruit parfaits, or as a cereal alone. Any way you serve it, the granola ingredients really make this slow-cooked granola stand out! By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on March 6, 2014 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 20 mins Slow Cook Time: 2 hrs 30 mins Total Time: 2 hrs 50 mins Servings: 16 Yield: 8 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray ½ cup honey ½ cup applesauce ¼ cup canola oil ¼ cup peanut butter 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 5 cup regular rolled oats ½ cup sunflower kernels 2 tablespoon ground flaxseeds or wheat germ ½ cup golden raisins ¼ cup chopped pitted whole dates Directions Lightly coat a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray; set aside. In a small bowl whisk together honey, applesauce, oil, peanut butter, and cinnamon. In the prepared cooker combine oats, sunflower kernels, and flax seeds. Stir in honey mixture. Place the lid off-set on the cooker to vent it. Cook on high-heat setting about 2 1/2 hours or until toasted, stirring every 30 minutes. Spread oat mixture on a sheet of foil to cool. Add raisins and dates; toss gently to combine. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 5 days or freeze for up to 2 months. Andy Lyons For Easy Cleanup Line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 234 Calories 10g Fat 35g Carbs 5g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 16 Calories 234 % Daily Value * Total Fat 10g 13% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Sodium 35mg 2% Total Carbohydrate 35g 13% Total Sugars 15g Protein 5g Vitamin C 0.4mg 2% Calcium 13mg 1% Iron 1.6mg 9% Potassium 136mg 3% Folate, total 14.3mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.