Homemade Granola

Homemade Granola

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Melissa Royal


I love granola! It brings back fond memories, a comfort food my grandmother and I used to enjoy for breakfast as cereal or in a fruit and yougurt parfait. But these days, who can afford it?! When my sister came to visit and mentioned she loved granola, I decided to make my own. Although it needs some time and attention in the oven, the actual prep time is pretty minimal and the ingredients are simple, basically everything you would use to make a good bowl of oatmeal. Hope you enjoy as much as we did!


★★★★★ 2 votes

15 Min
1 Hr 15 Min


  • 3 c
    oats, regular
  • 1 c
    almonds, slivered or sliced
  • 1 c
    chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 3/4 c
    shredded coconut (sweetened)
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 3/4 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/4 c
    maple syrup
  • 2 Tbsp
    maple syrup
  • 1/4 c
    oil (vegetable or canola)
  • 1 c
    raisins (or dried apples or cranberries)

How to Make Homemade Granola


  1. Preheat oven to 250.
  2. In a large bowl, combine oats, nuts, coconut, brown sugar, cinnamon and salt.
  3. Stir oil/syrup mixture into oat mixture until oats are well coated.
  4. Spray two baking sheets lightly with non-stick spray. Spread mixture into thin layer over both baking sheets.
  5. Cook for 1 hour and 15 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven, while still warm, stir in dried fruit. Cool completely before serving.

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Course/Dish: Other Breakfast

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