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easy homemade granola recipe with cranberries coconut and almonds
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Easy Homemade Granola

This Easy Homemade Granola is made with oats, nuts, fruit, coconut oil and sweetened with honey or maple syrup. It makes the perfect after school snack and works perfectly as granola cereal. You can also use it as a topping for yogurt, ice cream and more!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword homemade granola
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 324kcal
Author Trish - Mom On Timeout


  • 3 cups old fashioned oats not quick oats
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 cup sliced almonds or any other nut you prefer (pecans, walnuts, etc.)
  • 3 tbsp honey or real maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil or extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup dried cranberries or other dried fruit (raisins, apricots, cherries, etc.)


  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
  • Combine the oats, shredded coconut, and almonds in a large bowl.
  • In a small bowl, combine the honey, brown sugar, oil, cinnamon, and salt.
  • Microwave on high heat for 30 seconds. Stir to combine.
  • Add honey mixture to the oat mixture and stir to combine. You may need to use your hands to evenly distribute.
  • Spread on prepared baking sheet and bake for 20 to 25 minutes or golden brown, stirring every 7 to 8 minutes.
  • Let the granola cool completely, stirring occasionally.
  • Stir in dried cranberries.
  • Store granola in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks


Calories: 324kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Sodium: 260mg | Potassium: 207mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 23g | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 2mg