3 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
2 cups shelled roasted peanuts
1 cup hulled raw pumpkin seeds
1 cup wheat germ
1 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 cup honey
1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar
1 cup natural peanut butter, smooth or chunky
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
2/3 cup vegetable or olive oil
3/4 cup chopped dried dates
Additional Flavors & Add-Ins:
• 1/2 cup chocolate chips, after the granola has completely cooled.
• 1 cup unsweetened coconut, added before baking, plus 1/2 cup each dried pineapple and banana chips added after baking.
• 1/2 cup dried cranberries and 1/2 cup raisins added after baking, instead of the dates.