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Credit: Hector Sanchez

Todd Harrington’s Maple Pecan Granola

3 cups rolled oats
1/3 cup pecans
1 tbsp. sesame seeds
¼ tsp. salt
½ tbsp. ground cinnamon
1/3 tbsp. ground nutmeg
½ cup plus 2 tbsp. maple syrup
3 tbsp. melted butter
3 tbsp. brown sugar
1/3 cup honey
¼ cup shredded coconut
1/3 cup golden raisins
¼ cup dried cherries

1. Heat oven to 300°. Combine rolled oats and next 9 ingredients in a large bowl. Spread the mixture into an even layer on a parchment-paper-lined baking sheet. Bake until the granola is slightly golden brown, 20 to 25 minutes, turning once.
2. Let granola cool before breaking up. Add the coconut, raisins and cherries, and toss together.

Serves: 8 to 10
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes