Best homemade granola

Nikki Lawrence


My husband loves granola, so I set out to make some since its so expensive to buy. I took the best from several recipes. He eats his on yogurt every morning for breakfast.

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10 Min
1 Hr 15 Min


2 1/2 c
oats, old fashioned
2/3 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed, light
1/3 c
almonds, sliced
2 tsp
1/2 tsp
1/2 c
butter (1 stick)
1/2 c
1/3 c
peanut butter, optional
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract


1Preheat oven to 250 degrees

2Spray a 15X10 baking sheet (jelly roll pan) with nonstick cooking spray

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3In a large bowl combine all dry ingredients, oats, flour, brown sugar, almond slices, cinnamon, and nutmeg

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4In a microwave safe bowl combine wet ingredients, honey, butter, peanut butter (if using) and microwave until butter is melted. Stir and then add vanilla.

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5Pour melted mixture over oat mixture, stir well

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6Spread into your baking dish and make sure it is spread out well.

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7Bake for 70-75 minutes, stir or flip half way through. Towards the end it will smell a little too done but mine has always been fine.

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8When its finished it will still be a little soft, stir and break it up a couple times as its cooling and it will crisp up. I store mine in a gallon size Ziploc bag but any air tight container will work.
You can add dried fruit at this point as you are mixing it up!

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtag: #granola