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Almond Granola

Delicious and healthy (plus super easy) with toasted coconut and honey, Almond Granola is great to top off a parfait, mix in cereal, or just eat plain!
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Almond Granola
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 395kcal
Cost $3.23


  • 3 cups (291g) old fashioned oatmeal
  • 3/4 cup (67g) slivered almonds
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons (120g) honey
  • 1/3 cup (68g) melted coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons (75g) light brown sugar, lightly packed
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/2 cup toasted coconut flakes
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries


  • PREP: Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Line a large sheet pan with parchment paper or a nonstick Silpat liner and set aside. Measure out the oats and slivered almonds in a large bowl and set aside.
  • WET INGREDIENTS: In a medium-sized bowl, combine the 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons honey, 1/3 cup coconut oil (measure when it's melted and not in the hardened state), 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons brown sugar (measured lightly packed), 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Whisk to combine (microwave for 10-15 seconds if needed to get to stir-able consistency). The oil tends to come to the top, but just mix until as well combined as possible.
  • COMBINE: Pour the honey mixture into the oat and almond mixture and stir with a wooden spoon until well combined and all parts of the oats and almonds are coated.
  • BAKE: Spread the granola evenly onto the prepared baking sheet. Bake for 21 minutes total, flipping and stirring the granola every 7 minutes.
  • LET HARDEN: Remove and allow the granola to set up at room temperature. (It may be soft and not very "granola-like", but it hardens as it dries out so be careful to not over-cook it). Once cool, stir in the toasted coconut flakes and the dried cranberries.
  • STORE: Store in airtight container, out of sunlight, at room temperature for 3-4 weeks (do not refrigerate). Freeze any leftovers for up to 3 months.


Serving: 6servings | Calories: 395kcal | Carbohydrates: 42.4g | Protein: 5.3g | Fat: 24.9g | Sodium: 9.4mg | Fiber: 3.6g | Sugar: 31.3g