Monday, January 28, 2013

Homemade Peanut Butter Granola

Homemade Peanut Butter Granola

2 Tablespoons butter or margarine
1/3 cup peanut butter
1/3 cup honey or brown sugar
½ teaspoon vanilla
½ teaspoon cinnamon
¼ teaspoon salt
1 ½ cup rolled oats
Pinch of ginger (optional)
Pinch of allspice (optional)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  In a saucepan or skillet melt butter, peanut butter and sugar.  Remove from heat.  Stir in cinnamon, salt, ginger, allspice and vanilla.  Stir in oats.  Make sure the oats are fully coated with the peanut butter mixture.
Spread oat and peanut butter mixture on a cookie sheet.  Bake until the edges are brown (about 20 minutes).  Remove from the oven and cool.
Break cooled granola into pieces.  Store in an air tight container.

Add butter, sugar, peanut butter
and spices to a sauce pan
Melt over med heat.

Stir in oatmeal.

Spread unbaked granola
 on cookie sheet
Fresh baked granola smells divine!
Break cooled granola into pieces
Store in air tight jar

Serve over carmel bananas and ice cream

Serve with homemade yogurt and cranberries

1 comment:

  1. Thanks so much for sharing this recipe! I love homemade granola & my son loooves PB so I know it'll be a hit for him. Maybe I'll make it today since today is Football Sunday at my house! Enjoy the rest of your weekend. Thanks again for sharing =)