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How to make Granola

This is our favorite easy to make granola!

Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword breakfast, brunch, easy recipe, granola
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 30 servings
Author Si Foster, A Bountiful Kitchen


  • 1 -14 oz box Kashi Go Lean Honey Almond Flax cereal (about 8-10 cups) or any grain or mixed grain cereal such as Meuslix
  • 4 cups old fashioned oats
  • 1 cup walnut halves
  • 1 cup almonds whole
  • 1 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil or canola oil
  • 1 cup dried fruit optional blueberries, sweetened cranberries, golden raisins
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon


  1. Heat oven to 300 degrees.
  2. Mix all dry ingredients in a large bowl or onto two jelly roll pans. Set aside.
  3. Mix honey and oil together in a bowl.

  4. Pour honey and oil over granola and toss to coat evenly.

  5. Pour into lightly greased baking pans, or pans lined with parchment paper.

  6. Bake until golden brown stirring about every 15 minutes.

  7. Watch granola carefully after about 45 minutes. If oven cooks hot, it may be finished cooking early.

  8. Remove granola when golden and dried.

  9. If using dried fruit, add after removing from oven and fold into cooked granola.
  10. Let cool completely and store in bags or tightly sealed container. This granola also freezes well in Ziplock bags or airtight containers for up to 6 months.