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Healthy Maple Pecan Granola

This Healthy Maple Pecan Granola is one of my family's favorites and is so incredibly easy and fully customizable!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Diet Vegetarian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Let completely cool 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 5 cups
Calories 653kcal
Author Tracy

Ingredients

  • 3 cups old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 1/2 cup pecans 6.5 oz
  • 1/2 cup pepitas
  • 1/8 cup chia seeds
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 cup ground flax seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 cup real maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Pre-heat oven to 300° and line a rimmed baking sheet or jelly roll pan with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together oil, maple, and vanilla extract.
  • In another medium sized bowl, mix remaining dry ingredients.
  • Slowly add dry ingredients to wet and stir it all together, ensuring that it is all well coated.
  • Add an even layer to parchment paper, flattening it with a spatula and pressing it down gently.
  • Bake for 20 minutes and then give a quick stir and another gentle press.
  • Bake for another 20 minutes.
  • Remove from oven, give another gentle press and let cool completely. At least for 20 - 30 minutes.

Notes

Store in an airtight container for up to a month or freeze for up to 3 months. Defrost by taking it out and warming it for about 10 minutes at room temperature.

Nutrition

Calories: 653kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 41g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 357mg | Potassium: 472mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 17IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 121mg | Iron: 4mg