Homemade Granola Recipes

Granola, specifically the oats, features high amounts of iron and fiber. Adding in other ingredients like nuts and seeds, provides you with good amounts of protein and unsaturated fats. But, have you seen the prices for granola at your local grocery store? Why pay $4 or more when you can make your own at home!


Honey, Nuts and Seeds Granola- Makes 4-6 servings

Ingredients:
2 cups of old-fashioned oats (Also called rolled oats)
¾ cup of almonds, chopped fine
1/3 cup of sunflower seeds
2 ½ tablespoons of honey, preferably raw
2 ½ tablespoons of canola oil
½ teaspoon of sea salt

Directions:
• Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
• In a bowl, combine all the ingredients and toss to mix and coat well.
• On a baking sheet, spread a layer of the granola mixture.
• Bake for 10-15 minutes, or until toasted, lightly.
• Allow to cool.
• Serve.
• Any unused granola can be stored for up to 14 days, in a sealed container.


Cinnamon and Honey Granola- Makes 10 servings

Ingredients:
3 ½ cups of old-fashioned oats (Also called rolled oats)
¼ teaspoon of sea salt
1 cup of walnuts, chopped
1 tablespoon of cinnamon
1 cup of corn oil
2/3 cup of honey, preferably raw
½ teaspoon of almond extract

Directions:

• Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
• In a bowl, mix together oats, sea salt, walnuts and cinnamon.
• In another bowl, mix together corn oil, honey and almond extract.
• Next, add the corn oil mixture to the oats mixture and toss to mix and coat well.
• Using 2 foil-lined baking sheets, spread a layer of the granola mixture.
• Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until toasted, golden-colored.
• Allow to cool.
• Serve.
• Any unused granola can be stored for up to 14 days, in a sealed container.


Pumpkin and Coconut Granola- Makes 6 servings

Ingredients:
3 cups of old-fashioned oats (Also called rolled oats)
1 cup of dried cherries
¾ cup of pumpkin seeds
½ cup of coconut flakes
½ cup of honey, preferably raw
¼ cup of peanut oil
¼ teaspoon of sea salt

Directions:
• Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
• In a bowl, mix together oats, dried cherries, pumpkin seeds and coconut flakes.
• In another bowl, mix together honey, peanut oil and sea salt.
• Next, add the oat mixture to the honey mixture and toss to mix and coat well.
• Using a baking sheet, spread a layer of the granola mixture.
• Bake for 45 minutes.
• Allow to cool.
• Serve.
• Any unused granola can be stored for up to 14 days, in a sealed container.

What is your favorite homemade granola recipe?

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Mamasita A, also known as writer Danity Donnaly, is a mother of three, a wife, daughter, sister, friend, employee, Midwesterner, baker, boo boo kisser, writer, shopper and more! Mamasita A loves looking for deals and making treats with her kiddos, drinking diet coke and reading celebrity gossip.

ANelson

Mamasita A, also known as writer Danity Donnaly, is a mother of three, a wife, daughter, sister, friend, employee, Midwesterner, baker, boo boo kisser, writer, shopper and more! Mamasita A loves looking for deals and making treats with her kiddos, drinking diet coke and reading celebrity gossip.

16 Responses to “Homemade Granola Recipes

  • Oh yum I love granola. It is one of those things that you could eat all day no long but I have never tried making my own. That definitely needs to change! x

  • I love homemade granola. You can control all the flavors, don’t add raisins, add more sunflower seeds, whatever you want!

  • Ooo! That coconut pumpkin granola is calling our name! What a great way to eat a healthier breakfast at home!

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    Lindsey Mozgai
    3 months ago

    Something about homemade granola sounds amazing. It always tastes so much better than store bought ones! These are great breakfast options!

  • I love granola, but I have never made my own. I would not have thought it to be as simple as mix ingredients and and back. I’ll have to search out for ingredients I love and attempt it.

  • I’ve never thought to make my own granola. I usually just buy bags at the grocery store but this seems so easy to make myself!

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    Robin Rue
    3 months ago

    I have never attempted homemade granola but I would love to. I have to give this a try!

  • Homemade granola is the best. I love the idea of customizing it to my taste preferences and being able to control the amount of type of sugar I use.

  • It makes so much sense to make your own granola, so thank you for sharing these recipes. I particularly like the sound of the coconut and pumpkin one.

  • I like to make homemade granola too! It’s nice to be able to control what goes into it because so many store bought brands have so much added sugar!

  • I love granola! Taste amazing on yogurt and just to eat as a healthy snack! This looks delicious so I definitely want to make it!

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    Jessica Terry
    3 months ago

    Oh how I wish that we ate granola in my house but unless it’s in a bar covered in chocolate it’s unlikely to be eaten in my house lol these sounds yummy though

  • I have never made homemmade granola and I love that you shared your recipe. definitely a pin for later recipe. thanks for sharing

  • I’ve never made homemade granola but you make it look so easy. This is definitely something we’ll make in our home this week!

  • I love making granola! Your recipes look like they would be delicious – especially that Pumpkin Coconut Granola. YUM!! I have a vegan granola recipe that was given tome by my sister’s uncle that is some of the best I’ve ever had.

  • This granola looks so good. I never thought about making my own. But I may try it soon.

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