Homemade Granola~ The Perfect Snack

June 4, 2020
Homeade Granola in a cup

One of my favorite snacks is Home-made Granola. I love snacking on it late at night watching TV or at work when I am at my break during my 12-hour shift. I have always loved granola. I have bought the store-bought version several times, but home-made is still better. You can add many things to granola such as maple syMarup, dried fruits, nuts, and even made it grain-free. I prefer adding dried fruits and nuts to my granola recipe. This recipe is versatile and can be changed to fit your taste and preferences. You can store home-made granola in an airtight container, which i prefer or a large Ziploc bag. Enjoy!

For my Maple Pecan Cranberry Granola recipe click here. What are your favorite fruits and nuts in your granola?

Makes 8 cups

Prep Time: 10 min

Cook Time: 45 min

Ingredients for homemade granola


Oats in a bowl and dried fruit on a cutting board.
  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees and line a cookie sheet with foil or parchment paper
  2. In big bowl combine oats, and nuts
  3. In a measuring cup, combine syrup, oil, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Stir to combine.
  4. Pour about 1/2 of the syrup mixture over oat mixture and stir to coat, add remaining syrup mixture and stir to coat
  5. Spread evenly onto a cookie sheet and bake at 300 degrees for about 45 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes.
  6. Remove from the oven and add back to a large bowl, stir in dried fruit.
  7. Spread evenly onto foil, paper or a towel to cool
  8. Store in an airtight container.