How to Make Your Own Granola

by Christina Cherrier – Updated Aug 2, 2020
How to Make Your Own Granola
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Packed with fiber and nutrients, granola makes the perfect breakfast or snack. Plus, it looks so cute stored in a glass jar! What we’re going to share with you is not a recipe, but a formula that has potentially hundreds of variations. At the end you can add whatever else you like: nuts, dried fruit, etc. So start creating creating your own granola yumminess!

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How to make Granola – Ingredients list

Quantities are not fixed, feel free to use any cereal and nuts you like: almond, hazelnut, coconut…

  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1 cup quinoa seeds (optional)
  • 1/3 cup pecans
  • 1/2 cup liquid honey
  • 1 cup dried cranberries


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1. Pre-heat your oven to 300°F (150°C). In a large rimmed baking pan toss the oats, sunflower and quinoa seeds.
2. Pour honey over the oat mixture and stir to combine.

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3. Add the chopped pecans and stir well.
4. Bake at 300°F (150°C) for about 30 minutes. Stir regularly so the mixture does not burn. The granola should be slightly golden and fragrant.

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4. Remove from oven and pour on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Add dried fruit.

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5. Spread the hot granola with a spatula on the baking sheet and cool to room temperature.

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6. Break the granola into small clumps using a knife and transfer to an air-tight container.

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