Easy Homemade Granola

An easy recipe which can be adapated to any taste.

Breakfast is served.

Confession: this is the first time I’ve made homemade granola & I can’t believe how seriously I’ve been missing out! Recipe from my sister-in-law, it’s a combination of her favorite recipes and can be easily adapted to your family’s tastes. The basics are gluten-free oats, 2 types of chopped nuts (we used walnuts & pecans), coconut oil, maple syrup, cinnamon, sea salt and dried fruit (we used cranberries). Guess what we’re eating for breakfast tomorrow…

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homemade granola
Easy Homemade Granola

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Homemade Granola
 
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A combination of family favorite recipes, it can be easily adapted to your tastes. The basics are gluten-free oats, chopped nuts (we used walnuts & pecans), coconut oil, maple syrup, cinnamon, sea salt and dried fruit (we used cranberries).
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Recipe type: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: Gluten-Free, Vegan
Serves: 6 cups
Ingredients
  • 4 cups certified Gluten-Free rolled oats
  • ½ rounded cup chopped walnuts
  • ½ rounded cup chopped pecans or almonds
  • 3-4 tbsp maple syrup (pending how sweet you like it)
  • 6 tbsp coconut oil, melted
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • 1 cup dried Cranberries (or dried fruit of your choice)
Instructions
  1. Preheat over to 325 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, combine rolled oats & chopped nuts.
  3. In a glass measuring cup combine melted coconut oil, maple syrup, cinnamon and sea salt. Whisk well with a fork.
  4. Drizzle oil/ syrup mixture over the oats, stirring as you go to make sure all the oats are well coated.
  5. Spread granola on 2 baking sheets.
  6. Bake for approx 20 - 25 minutes until golden brown, stirring once after about 15 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven and allow to cool a bit before stirring in dried fruit.
  8. Store in air-tight container.

2 thoughts on “Easy Homemade Granola

  1. Hi! May I ask what it means when you say stirring the granola once after about 15 mins? Isn’t the granular flat on the baking pan? Do I mix it up again and lay it flat? Thanks!! 🙂

    1. Yes! Sorry if that was unclear…. I mean give it a stir or mix it up with a spoon while on the baking sheet and lay flat so that it bakes evenly. Let me know if you make it. 🙂

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