Whether it is for breakfast, for snack or to take on a hike, homemade granola is as easy as it is delicious. You are just a handful of ingredients away from enjoying this scrumptious treat. Oats, cinnamon, maple syrup, honey, coconut oil and a pinch of salt is all that you need to get started. To start, just mix everything in a bowl, then pour onto a parchment lined baking sheet and bake. Above all, you don’t need a mixer, clean up is super easy, and it will be ready by the time you finish washing the few dishes that this recipe calls for. It’s totally customizable too! For instance, you could add seeds, butters or even chocolate.
How to make granola from scratch
All you need is a large bowl and a spatula. First start with rolled oats, add in your cinnamon and salt and mix to evenly distribute. After that, add in your honey, maple syrup and coconut oil. Next, you are going to mix everything together until every oat is coated. Lastly, spread evenly onto a parchment lined baking sheet and bake for 20-25 minutes until golden, stirring halfway through.
Ways To Enjoy Your Granola
- Sprinkled over yogurt
- In a bowl with milk
- As an oatmeal topping
- By the handful!
Ways To Customize Your Homemade Granola
- Chocolate chips
- Sunflower seeds or pumpkin seeds
- Raisins or another dried fruit such as cranberries
- Shredded coconut
- Stir in a bit of sunflower butter or pumpkin/squash puree
In conclusion, whatever you decided to add or whether you keep it simple, this recipe is one that you will want to make over and over. In addition, It keeps for weeks when stored in an airtight container or longer if you freeze it, which is a plus. However, it probably won’t last that long because it’s so good!
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Great for breakfast or a snack and incredibly easy to make
- 3 cups rolled oats
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- A pinch of salt
- 2 tbsp coconut oil
- 1/4 cup maple syrup
- 1/4 cup honey
Preheat the oven to 300 degrees.
First, combine your oats, salt and cinnamon until well combined. Add in your honey, maple syrup and coconut oil and fold until all of the oats are well coated.
Next, spread onto a prepared baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes. Stir and then bake for another 10 minutes until just starting to brown.
Allow to cool on the sheet pan until completely cool. Enjoy!