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The Marc Restaurant Recipe: Marcus Whitman Hotel's Crunchy Granola

September 07, 2017

Crunchy, healthy granola is delicious as a cereal—but can also be used to top yogurt, ice cream, and stewed fruit.

Servings: 8 cups
Cook Time: 2 1/4 hours 
Pair With: Sprinkle on yogurt and serve with a Rosé


3 tablespoons maple extract
3 tablespoons coconut extract
1 cup water
7 ounces canolive oil 
7 ounces honey 
7 1/2 cups rolled oats 
12 ounces shredded coconut 
5 ounces oat bran 
1 tablespoon kosher salt


Combine liquid ingredients. Combine dry ingredients in mixer. Pour in liquid ingredients and pulse until just combined. Spread out on sheet pans. Press granola to make it stick together. Bake at 200 degrees for 1 1/2 hours, then 250 degrees for another 30 minutes. Break apart. Store in container with tight-fitting lid.