Preheat oven to 300°.
Line a jelly roll pan with parchment paper.
In a large bowl, stir together oats, almonds, brown sugar, salt, and cinnamon.
Melt butter, honey and sugar in a small pan over medium heat stirring until sugar is completely dissolved. Let simmer for about 30 seconds longer and remove from heat. Stir in the pure vanilla extract.
Pour the hot liquid mixture over the oat mixture in the bowl and stir well.
Spread granola on prepared jelly roll pan.
Bake at 300° until golden brown about 30 minutes stirring once halfway between.
Remove the pan from the oven and mix in the dried cranberries. Stir once or twice while cooling.
When cooled, store in an airtight container.