10 cups of rolled oats
2 cups of raw sunflower seeds
2 cups of walnut halves and pieces
4 cups of golden raisins
3 lbs of chopped dates blended to a mush with water in a blender( blending may have to be done in batches)
3/4 cup of canola oil
Optional ingredients: blanched slivered almonds, wheat germ, oat bran
Combine all the ingredients in the roasting pan, and mix well with a large spoon, until all the oats are coated by the oil and date mush.
Bake in a 300 degree oven for an hour stirring every 15 minutes.
Cool, and store in refrigerator or freezer.
All ingredients are bought at Wegmans’ bulk food section. Quantities are approximate. Amounts given will fill a large turkey roasting pan about half to three quarters full.
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