This Basic (But Delicious) Granola Recipe


This Basic (But Delicious) Granola Recipe Will Never Fail You


πŸ‘‰1/2 c. olive oil or extra-virgin coconut oil (melted)

πŸ‘‰3/4 c. pure maple syrup

πŸ‘‰2 tbsp. turbinado sugar (we used Sugar In The Raw)

πŸ‘‰1 tsp. kosher salt

πŸ‘‰3 c. old-fashioned oats

πŸ‘‰1 c. unsweetened coconut flakes

πŸ‘‰3/4 c. raw sunflower seeds

πŸ‘‰3/4 c. raw pepitas


Heat oven to 300°F. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. In a large bowl, combine oil, maple syrup, sugar, and salt. Add oats, coconut, sunflower seeds, and pepitas and stir to evenly coat.

Spread mixture on the prepared baking sheet and bake, stirring every 15 minutes, until granola is light golden brown and dry, 45 to 55 minutes. Let cool completely.

Want to switch up your mix-ins for fresh flavor? Try these tasty options:


Omit sugar, coconut, and pepitas. Add ¼ cup coriander seeds (lightly crushed) and ½ cup sliced almonds to the bowl along with oats.


Omit coconut and increase sunflower seeds and pepitas to 1½ cups each. Bake granola per recipe instructions, then toss with 1½ tsp ground cinnamon and 1 tsp chipotle chile powder when it comes out of the oven.


Omit coconut. Add 2 Tbsp each cumin seeds and fresh thyme leaves and 1 tsp ground cinnamon to the bowl along with oil and maple syrup.

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