Easy Homemade Granola

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  • Easy homemade granola recipe with brown sugar, coconut, pecans and a delicious crunch. Perfect for snacking, breakfast or dessert!

    Simple granola recipe

    I have a super yummy and easy granola recipe to share with you. My mom makes homemade granola all the time and it is one of my favorites. Every time I visit she sends me with a bag to take home. She’s always taking care of me and my family. Aren’t mom’s the best?! I now make this granola recipe every month as well, and my whole family loves it.

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    Homemade Granola

    This homemade granola is pretty easy to make and is great served on greek yogurt with fresh cut strawberries. It is slightly crunchy and chewy. To make this granola you’ll need:  old fashioned oats, oil, honey, vanilla, brown sugar, coconut and pecans.

    Then you’ll mix all the ingredients in a large bowl and stir until combined. Spread mixture onto a greased jelly roll pan. Bake for 7 minutes. Remove from oven and stir. Put back in the oven for 7-8 more minutes. Remove from oven, stir and let cool. It will harden as it cools, so be careful not to over cook. Store in a air tight container.

    It definitely beats my typical “cereal” breakfast. This also makes a great little snack as well. Top with a little ice cream or whipped topping and you’ve got yourself a nice little treat. I love eating it plain as well!

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    Easy Homemade Granola

    Easy homemade granola recipe with brown sugar, coconut, pecans and a delicious crunch. Perfect for snacking, breakfast or dessert!

    Course Snack
    Cuisine American
    Keyword Homemade Granola
    Prep Time 10 minutes
    Cook Time 15 minutes
    Total Time 25 minutes
    Servings 6 cups
    Calories 622 kcal
    Author Jamielyn

    Ingredients

    • 5 cups rolled old fashioned oats
    • 2/3 cup canola oil
    • 1/2 cup honey
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 cup brown sugar
    • 1/2 cup coconut
    • optional: 1/4 cup pecans chopped

    Instructions

    1. Preheat oven to 300°F. Line or grease a jelly roll pan and set aside.
    2. Mix ingredients in a large bowl and stir until combined. Spread mixture onto a greased jelly roll pan. Bake for 7 minutes. Remove from oven and stir. Put back in the oven for 7-8 more minutes. Remove from oven, stir and let cool. It will harden as it cools, so be careful not to over cook. Store in a air tight container and serve with yogurt, ice cream or anything your heart desires.
    Nutrition Facts
    Easy Homemade Granola
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 622 Calories from Fat 279
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 31g 48%
    Saturated Fat 4g 20%
    Sodium 202mg 8%
    Potassium 294mg 8%
    Total Carbohydrates 79g 26%
    Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
    Sugars 33g
    Protein 9g 18%
    Vitamin C 0.4%
    Calcium 4.4%
    Iron 17.9%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

    What to put granola on

    What to put granola on

    • Top on hot oatmeal
    • Yogurt with fruit
    • Use it as a topping for baked apples or peaches
    • Top a salad with it
    • Add it to your peanut butter banana toast
    • Sprinkle on top of vanilla ice cream
    • Eat with a bowl of milk
    • Make breakfast popsicles
    • Eat plain for a snack

    Enjoy! :)

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