Easy Vegan Granola Recipe #SundaySupper

Easy Vegan Granola Recipe-3

I love granola almost as much as I love muesli. Well, I probably love it a lot more but since it generally has a higher sugar content I try to limit it. Not when I make it though! This is a pretty basic recipe for easy granola. The whole thing only has a 1/4 cup of oil for the whole batch, and the batch is very big. Make half the batch if you want things to be a bit more respectable but it keeps pretty well.

Easy Vegan Granola Recipe-2

Choose whatever dried nuts and fruit you like best. I used a mixture of peanuts, slivered almonds and cashews because I had them on hand. Experiment with what you like. Same with the dried fruit. 1.5 cups of any dried fruit would work. This recipe doesn’t clump much because there’s not a lot of moisture. It’s still great, but if you want bigger clumps add a bit of water or a 1/4 cup extra coconut oil.

Easy Vegan Granola Recipe


  • 4 cups old-fashioned oatmeal
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut
  • 1 1/2 cups roughly chopped nuts
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 3/4 cup raisins


  • Preheat the oven to 300F for 15 minutes.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the oats, coconut, nuts, brown sugar, salt and cinnamon.
  • Heat the oil and maple syrup in the microwave oven for 20 seconds. Pour it over the oat mixture.
  • Add the vanilla extract and stir until all the ingredients are combined.
  • Spread the granola onto a half sheet baking pan, bake for 40 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes.
  • Place the pan on a wire rack, stir in the dried fruits, and push the granola to one side of the pan while cooling. This ensures that the granola will cool with some clusters.
  • Keeps well for a month if stored in an airtight container.

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