In a large bowl, combine
Old Fashioned Rolled Oats (2 cups)
Almonds (3/4 cup)
Dried Cherries (1/2 cup)
Pepitas (1/4 cup)
Finely Ground Black Pepper (1/4 tsp)
In a microwave-safe bowl, combine
Almond Butter (1/2 cup)
Honey (1/4 cup)
, then heat in a microwave oven for 30 seconds, or until hot and pourable.
Gently combine hot almond butter mix with the dry oat mix.
Line a 9x13-inch dish with parchment paper and spoon your granola mixture in. Press firmly so that the granola is really compact.
Pop granola in the freezer for 15 to 30 minutes to firm up, then cut into 9 to 12 bars.