Trail mix whole wheat rolls and granola

This is a clean out the cupboards type of day but they turned out great!  I was trying to get more room in the cupboard and had so many partially used bags of different nuts and dried fruits used for various recipes.  I cut up a fresh apple, added dried apricots, dried cranberries, pecans, cashews, sunflower seeds, almond slivers, cleaned out an extra jar of peanut butter and another jar of honey.  I sprinkled it over some Trader Joes whole wheat dough that wasn’t being used after I spread some butter over it.   I sprinkled the filling generously with cinnamon.  Then it was rolled up and sliced and put into muffin tins.  I made so much filling that I decided to mix in some oats to make granola with the leftovers.  I started to think, “what am I doing?  this is all going to be a big waste!”  Surprisingly the “trail mix” rolls were really good as well as the granola!  I liked the peanut butter in it and the fresh apple in them.  It was rich but still healthy with only honey as a sweetener and not a lot of added butter or fat just the nuts.  I froze the rolls that weren’t eaten and they even tasted great reheated later.  They were dense and flavorful but good with a coffee pour over.

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