Homemade granola is so easy to make, and it’s a good combination of “healthy” and “treat.”
This granola is great for breakfast or as a snack. It’s a very flexible recipe, so you can mix and match whatever nuts, seeds, and dried fruits you like. You can make a yummy yogurt parfait by layering plain yogurt sweetened with honey, fresh berries, and a scoop of granola. This homemade granola also makes a wonderful hostess gift. Just put it in a pretty jar with a bow on it and you’ll make someone’s day.
$.47 per serving
- 3 cups rolled oats
- 1 1/2 cups brown rice crisp cereal
- 1 cup unsweetened dried coconut
- 2 cups mixed nuts (almonds, cashews, walnuts, sunflower seeds)
- 1 cup dried fruit (raisins, apricots, dried cranberries, etc.)
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- 1/3 cup maple syrup
- 1/2 cup coconut oil
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
Preheat the oven to 275 degrees.
Mix the first 6 ingredients in a large bowl.
In a small bowl, mix the liquid ingredients.
Pour the liquid over the dry ingredients and stir together.
Place the mixture in a 9x13 inch baking dish and press down the granola evenly. Bake for about an hour or until it begins to brown.
Put it on a rack to cool, and let it cool completely before removing the granola to store in an airtight container.
Homemade Granola Price Breakdown
This recipe costs a total of $5.67. It yields 9 cups of granola, or 12 servings of 3/4 cup each. The cost per serving is $.47, which is a great deal for a nutritious, protein-packed real food breakfast. Toss this homemade granola with some homemade Greek yogurt to get a good start to your day!