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Apple-Candied Fennel Seed Granola

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Apple-Candied Fennel Seed Granola

Apple-Candied Fennel Seed Granola
Angie Cao
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Making your own granola at home doesn't have to be hard. Try this subtly sweet, healthy version!

Recipe from Can It, Bottle It, Smoke It by Karen Solomon/Ten Speed Press, 2011.



  • Preheat the oven to 325°F.
  • In a cold cast-iron skillet over medium heat, combine the oats with 3 tablespoons of the vegetable oil, stir to coat the oats thoroughly with oil, and toast until fragrant and dry, about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. (If you don’t have a cast-iron skillet, any heavy skillet will do.)
  • Once the oats are toasted, add the remaining oil, the apple, fennel seed, salt, pepper, and honey to the pan and stir well to combine.
  • If you’re not using a cast-iron or other oven-safe skillet, transfer the mixture to a baking sheet. Put the skillet or baking sheet in the oven and bake for 30 minutes, stirring and scraping from the bottom every 10 minutes.
  • The granola will form small clumps and brown as it bakes. It’s delicious with milk right out of the oven.