Vanilla Scented Nut and Cacao Nib Granola

Vanilla Scented Nut and Cacao Nib Granola
Makes about 14 cups of delicious granola
6 cups old fashioned rolled oats
2 cups walnuts
2 cups pecans
1 cup almonds
2 cups large flake coconut
3/4 cup coconut oil

3/4 cup agave nectar

3 Tbsp maple sugar

1 Tbsp sea salt
seeds of one vanilla bean
1 Tbsp pure vanilla extract
2 cups dried cherries (or other fruit)
2 cups cacao nibs

Line a large baking sheet with non-stick foil, and spray with cooking spray. Preheat the oven to 350 and set rack at the medium position. In a large bowl, combine oats, walnuts, pecans, almonds, and coconut, and set aside. In another bowl, whisk together oil, agave nectar, maple sugar, sea salt, vanilla seeds, and vanilla extract until well combined, then pour over oat mixture and toss to coat until completely blended. Pour out onto prepared baking sheet, and spread out evenly. Bake for 35 minutes, stirring about every 10 minutes or so until the granola is evenly browned. Remove from oven and let cool. Stir in cherries, and cacao nibs and enjoy!
 
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