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5 from 8 votes

Homemade Granola {Crunchy Clusters}

This homemade granola is packed with flavours of cinnamon, nutmeg and coconut. It's a delicious accompaniment to yogurt for one hearty, filling breakfast!
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American, Canadian
Keyword crunchy granola recipe, easy homemade granola
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Resting Time 3 hours
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 15 servings
Calories 260kcal
Author Dawn - Girl Heart Food

Ingredients

  • 4 cups large flake oats
  • 1 cup almonds
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil -melted
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar -optional
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 cup coconut flakes -or 1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut

Optional Add-Ins

  • chocolate chips
  • dried cranberries
  • dried figs
  • dried apricots

Instructions

  • Mix oats with almonds in a bowl.  Preheat oven to 325 F. Line large baking sheet with parchment paper.  Lay to one side.
  • Mix together remaining ingredients in another bowl (except coconut flakes), whisking to combine until smooth.  Pour over oat/almond mixture. Stir well to combine.
  • Pour mixture over prepared baking sheet, pressing down.  Bake for 20 minutes.  Carefully, rotate pan (carefully press down again with a spatula) and bake for another 15 minutes.  Carefully remove pan from oven, add coconut chips (or shredded coconut) over top and bake another 3-4 minutes.
  • Allow to cool completely on pan before breaking up into clusters.  The more you handle, the smaller the pieces you will have.  If desired, stir in optional add-ins.  Enjoy!
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Nutrition (estimate only)

Calories: 260kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Sodium: 83mg | Potassium: 205mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 1.5mg
Nutrition Facts
Homemade Granola {Crunchy Clusters}
Amount Per Serving
Calories 260 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Sodium 83mg4%
Potassium 205mg6%
Carbohydrates 29g10%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin C 0.1mg0%
Calcium 54mg5%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Nutrition estimate only. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.