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Nutty Maple Granola

Nutty Maple Granola doesn't skimp on the nuts, plus it has yummy oats, seed, cinnamon, and just the right amount of maple sweetness for a healthy breakfast or snack.
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Servings 40 servings (about 1/4 cup)
Calories 165kcal
Author Brianne @ Cupcakes & Kale Chips

Ingredients

  • 3 cup oats (gluten free, if needed)
  • 3 cups nuts (any combination of raw walnuts, pecans, pistachios, etc.)
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds (or more chia seeds)
  • 1/2 cup raw pumpkin seeds (aka pepitas)
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup real maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 cup dried fruit I like equal parts (any combination of raisins, dried cranberries, dried blueberries, dried cherries, etc.)

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 250°F. Line a large cookie sheet with parchment paper or a Silpat.
  • In a large bowl, combine the oats, nuts, seeds, and coconut.
  • In a small bowl, combine the water, olive oil, maple syrup, cinnamon, vanilla, and salt.
  • Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients, and toss until it is evenly distributed and moistened.
  • Bake for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, stirring every 20 minutes, or until dry and golden.
  • Toss the dried fruits in with the granola mixture.
  • Allow to cool and store in an airtight container.

Nutrition

Serving: 0.25cups (approximately) | Calories: 165kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 66mg | Potassium: 134mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 1.1mg