I've been making this stuff for a while now, and it is good. Care to try?
Preheat the oven to 300 F. Mix 4 cups oats, 1 1/2 cups sliced almonds, 1/2 cup light brown sugar, 1/2 tsp salt & 1/2 tsp cinnamon. Make sure to break up any lumps of sugar. In a saucepan, warm 1/4 cup cooking oil and 1/4 cup honey. Whisk in 1 tsp vanilla. Pour liquid over oats and mix well.
Pour into an adequate baking dish - I usually use a large glass loaf pan or casserole dish. Bake for 40 min. You're supposed to give it a little stir every 10 min while in the oven, but I rarely bother. Once it's out, pour in 1 1/2 cups of dried fruit (raisins, cranberries, whatever you want). Let it cool a little, then keep it in one of those nifty glass counter-top jars, for asthetic principles.
You can omit the nuts if you prefer, or use pecans, which makes a lovely twist.
Modifications are wonderful, but the original recipe is in the 2002 edition of the Better Homes and Gardens Annual Recipes book. Good stuff.