Easy Granola


Easy Granola

Easy Granola

Homemade granola is such an easy recipe to make and it doesn't require a lot of ingredients to make it taste great. Large flake oats, shredded coconut, cinnamon, salt, maple syrup and olive oil come together to make this perfect, simple, nut-free granola. Enjoy this granola for breakfast or stir some into plain unsweetened yogurt for a satisfying afternoon snack.
YIELD : 7 cups
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Overnight resting time: 12 hrs
Total Time 12 hrs 20 mins
Course breakfast, snack
Cuisine American, Canadian
Servings 14 servings
Calories 258 kcal


  • rimmed baking sheet
  • parchment paper


  • 4 cups oats
  • cups shredded coconut unsweetened
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon table salt
  • ¾ cup maple syrup
  • ½ cup olive oil


  • ½ teaspoon ground cardamom

Suggested add-ins when serving:

  • raisins, currants, dried cranberries, cherries or strawberries, flaxseed, hemp hearts, pepitas
  • sliced almonds if wanting a granola with nuts


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F and line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Combine all the dry ingredients and mix well.
  • Add in the olive oil and maple syrup and mix until all the dry ingredients are coated.
  • Spread onto the lined baking sheet. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and stir. Put the granola back into the oven and turn it off.
  • Let it sit in the oven overnight or up to 12 hours.
  • The next day, stir the granola and then add it to a 6-cup container with a lid that has a tight seal. Store on the counter.



Serving: 1=½ cupCalories: 258kcalCarbohydrates: 29gProtein: 4gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 6gSodium: 172mgPotassium: 170mgFiber: 4gSugar: 11gVitamin A: 1IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 35mgIron: 1mg
Keyword gluten free, granola, homemade, maple syrup, nut-free, overnight
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One Reply to “Easy Granola”

  1. 5 stars
    This granola is so tasty and easy. I added some flax and pumpkin seeds for options but I love the maple syrup base in granola and this one is my new favourite.

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