The Best Homemade Toasted Granola

Course Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword baking,
Author Sandra | Sandra's Easy Cooking


  • 2 cups Rolled oats
  • 1 cup mixed nuts cashews, walnuts, almonds, pecans, etc.
  • 2 tbsp. Flaxseeds
  • 2 tbsp. Pumpkin Seeds
  • 1 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup organic maple syrup or other sweeteners
  • 1/3 cup Organic Coconut oil melted
  • 1 tbsp. Cocoa Powder
  • 1/2 tbsp. Pure Vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp. Salt

Options to add to baked and cooled granola:

  • 1 cup mixed dried fruit
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp ginger


  1. Preheat oven to 350 °F.
  2. Combine in a bowl rolled oats, mixed nuts, flaxseeds, pumpkin seeds, and brown sugar.
  3. In another bowl combine maple syrup, salt, melted coconut oil, coconut powder, and Vanilla extract; stir well until everything is incorporated.
  4. Mix together both mixtures and place onto lined with parchment paper 10x15 Baking Sheet baking sheet.
  5. Bake for approximately 30 minutes, depending on you your oven, mixing it every 10 minutes, so it can develop the same color and toast evenly. It has to be toasted, crunchy. It will develop even more crunch after it cools down.
  6. Once done, remove from the oven and place to cool down completely before adding dried fruit and spices.
  7. After adding dried fruit, place the granola in the jar, close it with the lid and keep it in the pantry or similar.