Pumpkin Granola is a healthy, delicious breakfast that highlights the flavors of fall. Your house will smell amazing as this granola bakes in the oven. Served over yogurt, this also makes a great after-school snack. Feel free to substitute other nuts or grains in this recipe. If you have roasted pumpkin seeds on hand, they would make a nutritious addition to the granola.
$.71 per serving
Preheat the oven to 300 degrees.
In a large bowl, mix together the oats, rice cereal, walnuts, cinnamon, and ginger.
In a small bowl, stir together the coconut oil, maple syrup, pumpkin puree, and vanilla extract. Pour the liquid ingredients over the oat mixture and stir to coat evenly.
Bake for approximately 60 minutes, stirring occasionally. If the mixture is still a bit mushy, leave it in the oven for a few more minutes until it’s dry.
Cool completely on a wire rack, and stir in the dried fruit.
Store the granola in an airtight container.
Pumpkin Granola Price Breakdown
This recipe costs $6.41 to make and it yields 7 cups, so the cost per ¾-cup serving is $.71. This pumpkin granola is a delicious, whole grain breakfast that will give you energy to start your day on the right track.