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Simple Homemade Granola

This homemade granola is SO simple and SO tasty. Double the recipe because it will go fast!

Yield: 8 cups 1x
Prep: 10 minutesCook: 50 minutesTotal: 1 hour


  • 3 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour (sub: all-purpose flour)
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup PURE maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup melted coconut oil (sub: avocado oil or another neutral oil)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

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  1. Preheat oven to 300°F degrees.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, stir together oats, flour and salt.
  3. In a small mixing bowl, combine syrup, oil and vanilla.
  4. Pour the wet ingredients over the oat mixture, and stir until well coated.
  5. Spread oats out on a parchment lined rimmed baking sheet.
  6. Bake for 25 minutes. Then, stir and flip the granola with a spatula. (You can add raisins or other ingredients, like nuts, shredded coconut, or other dried fruit, at this point.)
  7. Bake another 25 minutes.
  8. Let cool. Store in an airtight container in the pantry for up to 6 months or even longer in the freezer.


I almost ALWAYS double this recipe when I make it. 

© Author: Polly Conner
Cuisine: American Method: Baked