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Homemade Granola

Homemade Granola adapted from The Dahlia Bakery Cookbook

Course Breakfast
Keyword granola
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 6 cups
Author Heather


  • 3 cups old fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup steel cut oats
  • 1/2 cup almond pieces
  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cup pepitas hulled pumpkin seeds
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries
  • 1/2 cup  raisins
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup safflower oil
  • 1/4 cup orange juice or juice from 1 orange
  • 3/4 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon


  • In a large bowl, stir together rolled oats, steel cut oats, almonds, sunflower seeds, pepitas, shredded coconut, and brown sugar. 
  • Drizzle oil, maple syrup, orange juice, cinnamon and vanilla over the oat mixture.
  • Prepare a large baking sheet (or two smaller sheets) with parchment paper.  Spread the oat mixture on the baking sheet.  Bake at 300 degrees for about an hour.  
  • Stir the mixture around about every 15 minutes or so. When the oat mixture is dry and crispy, remove from the oven. Allow to cool.
  • Once the oat mixture is cool, stir in dried fruit.  Place in an airtight container and enjoy.