Recipe of the Week:

The following peanut butter granola recipe is from SurvivalBlog reader Jennifer R.  She writes: “This is one of many food storage recipes I’ve posted on the Prep School Daily blog, which focuses on food and medical preparedness.”

  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 1/3 cups coconut oil
  • 2/3 cup peanut butter
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 12 cups rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon (optional)
  1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine the sugar and water
  2. Stir occasionally until the sugar is completely dissolved.
  3. Stir in the peanut butter, coconut oil, salt, and vanilla.
  4. Continue stirring until the peanut butter and coconut oil are melted and the mixture is completely smooth.
  5. In a large bowl, combine the oats and cinnamon (if desired).
  6. Pour the peanut butter mixture over the oats and mix well.
  7. Spread the mixture onto two greased cookie sheets.
  8. Bake at 325°F for 25 minutes and then move cookie sheets to different racks in the oven for more even browning.
  9. Bake an additional 10 minutes and then turn the oven off but leave the granola in the closed oven to continue drying for a few hours.
  10. When completely cool, store the granola in an airtight container.

Do you have a favorite recipe that would be of interest to SurvivalBlog readers? In this weekly recipe column, we place emphasis on recipes that use long term storage foods, recipes for wild game, dutch oven and slow cooker recipes, and any that use home garden produce. If you have any favorite recipes, then please send them via e-mail. Thanks!