Use your muffin tin to make a tasty granola base holder for some of your favorite yogurt and fruit fillings. Or go crazy and fill it with cream cheese or another wild ingredient!
- 1 1/4 quick-cooking oats
- 1/3 cup wheat germ
- 1/4 cup chopped almonds
- 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds
- 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
- 1/2 cups dried cranberries
- 1/2 cups dried apricots
- 1 teaspoon lemon zest
- 1/4 teaspoon allspice
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 teaspoons vanilla
- 1 large egg
- 1/2 cup honey
- 1/4 cup vegetable or canola oil
Mix together oats, wheat germ, chopped almonds, roasted chopped pumpkin seeds, and sunflower seeds, chopped apricots, cranberries, lemon zest, salt, allspice, and cinnamon, in a large bowl.
In a separate bowl beat egg and add oil, honey, and vanilla. Fold into the dry ingredients.
Divide mixture into a well greased 12 cup muffin tin.
Press the mixture up the sides with damp fingers and the back side of a spoon forming small cups.
Bake at 350 about 20 minutes until the cups are set and edges browned. Cool several minutes before removing to a cooling rack.
Fill with your favorite yogurt, fresh fruit, and or/almond or peanut butter. Play around with the filling ingredients!