This is a recipe from Fake Ginger that is cooked in the oven.  I tweeked it a little to what I had on hand and cooked it in the crock-pot.

Crock-Pot Applesauce Granola

Crock-Pot Applesauce Granola


2 1/2 Cups Oats
1 Cup Pecans, chopped
1/2 Cup Sunflower Seeds, unsalted
1/4 Cup Brown Sugar
1 Teaspoon Cinnamon
1/2 Teaspoon Salt
1/2 Cup Applesauce
1 Tablespoon Honey
1 Tablespoon Vegetable Oil


  1. In a small pan on the stove, add applesauce, honey and vegetable oil.
  2. Cook on low until honey is melted.
  3. In crock-pot, add the remaining ingredients and stir well making sure the brown sugar is broken up and not clumpy.
  4. Add in liquid mixture to crock-pot and stir well.
  5. Cook on low for 1 hour stirring periodically.
  6. Cool on a sheet of wax paper.

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