Maple Almond Granola Clusters

  Maple Almond Granola Clusters I used to love Honey Bunches of Oats cereal but I don’t eat much cereal these days. I do miss those big clusters. So I get my full with a little granola in my Greek yogurt.

Sometimes I will buy store bought granola but let’s be honest it’s crap compared to homemade. And making it is so stinkin easy and takes all of 6 minutes before baking. And it smells delightful.

I made this last week, it makes quite a bit of granola. But that didn’t stop my family. It was gone in three days. Guess that’s what I get for leaving it in a container on the counter. A handful here, there and boom it’s gone.

If I wasn’t in Nashville right now you can guarantee I would be making this.

 

 

 


Maple Almond Granola Clusters
Maple Almond Granola Clusters

Maple Almond Granola Clusters

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes

Yield: 4 cups

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 3 cups old fashioned oats
  • 1 cup quick oats
  • 1 cup sliced almonds

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325F and line a baking sheet with a silpat liner or parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl mix together the maple syrup, brown sugar, coconut oil and vanilla extract. Fold in oats and almonds and mix until fully combined.
  3. Dump onto baking sheet and using a spatula press down so granola is in a compact even layer.
  4. Bake for 35-40 minutes, the granola will be a beautiful golden brown.
  5. Let cool on baking rack for 1 hour then break into clusters. Store in an air tight container for up to 2 weeks.
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