Granola Recipe

This homemade Granola Recipe tastes so much better than store-bought! Freshness makes all the difference, and you can mix and match with your favorite dried fruits and nuts.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword granola, granola recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 499kcal


  • 3 cups old-fashioned rolled oats*
  • 1 cup sliced or slivered almonds
  • 1 cup shredded unsweetened coconut
  • 3/4 cup dried cherries
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup oil**
  • 1 large egg white


  • Preheat the oven to 300F.
  • In a large bowl, stir to combine the oats, almonds, coconut, cherries, brown sugar, and salt.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk to combine the maple syrup and oil.
  • Pour the liquid into the oat mixture, and toss to coat.
  • In a clean bowl, whisk the egg white for about 30 seconds until it's frothy, and any egg white clumps have been broken up.
  • Stir the egg white into the granola.
  • Spread the granola onto a parchment paper-lined sheet pan and bake for 40 minutes. If you would like a looser, more evenly toasted granola, stir the granola halfway through baking. For more clusters, leave the granola to bake for 40 minutes undisturbed.
  • Let the granola cool completely on the pan, then break into clusters. Enjoy!


*For gluten-free, make sure to buy gluten-free oats.
**I use olive oil and don't find it to have a noticeable flavor, but you can use any other oil you prefer, like coconut, sunflower, canola, etc.


Calories: 499kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 183mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 34g