6 cups regular, uncooked oatmeal
1/2 cup wheat germ or bran (raw or toasted)
1/2 cup grated coconut
1/4 cup powdered milk (opt.)
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg (opt.)
1 TBS brown sugar
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2 TBS water (opt.)
1/2 cup honey
1 TBS vanilla
Optional: 1/4 c. sesame seeds, 1/2 c raw nuts, seeds, raisins, 1 c. walnuts or pecans, 1 c. currants, 1 c. slivered almonds
In bowl, mix dry ingredients. In saucepan combine oil, honey, water, vanilla and warm them up, stirring; add to dry ingredients.
Spread in greased pan an bake either at 250ºF for one hour or 300ºF for 1/2 hour.
Turn with spatula from time to time. When finished toasting add dried fruit. When cool store in airtight container.