This crunchy granola recipe is so easy, you'll wonder why you ever bought pre-packaged granola from the grocery store. With just a few ingredients spread out on a sheet pan, the granola is ready within an hour.
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Keyword: crunchy granola, homemade granola
1 ½cupsnutsI used pecans and sliced almonds
¼cupunsweetened shredded coconut
⅓cupdried cranberriesor other dried fruit
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
In a medium-sized bowl, mix oats, nuts, salt, coconut, cinnamon, vanilla extract, and maple syrup together. Spread out evenly on baking sheet. Bake for 20-22 minutes.
Take out of oven and let sit for about 30 minutes until cool. Add dried cranberries and break apart pieces or leave them whole - whatever your preference.
Storing: Store granola in an airtight container. Granola will keep for up to 2 weeks.