Granola Recipes

With homemade granola you control what goes in; use all the ingredients you like and none of those you don't. And, of course, granola is a fabulous breakfast idea, a great snack (whether eaten by the handful or made into granola bars), and as dessert; sprinkled on ice cream or turned into a parfait.

Staff Picks

Toasted-Coconut Granola

Rating: 4 stars 81
This delicious granola recipe is courtesy of Nekisia Davis of Early Bird Foods.

Matzo Granola

Rating: 3.5 stars 17
This Passover-friendly version of granola is made with crunchy walnuts, dried fruit, and whole wheat matzos. Blend it with yogurt for a quick and healthy breakfast.

Perfect Homemade Granola

Rating: 3.5 stars 6
If you prefer some other dried fruit, such as cranberries, you can add them to this mix.

Baked Oatmeal

Baking the oatmeal may seem to be a lot of fuss. But once it comes out of the oven, you will not be sorry you waited.

Basic Granola

Rating: 2.5 stars 3
This is the only granola recipe you need. While some recipes are too sweet and others don't bind into those super-satisfying clusters, our approach solves for these snafus and also allows for improvisation: You can swap in any nuts, seeds, or dried fruit you have handy, and adjust so yours is higher in protein or lower in sugar.

Matzo Granola

Rating: 3 stars 7
For a family-friendly breakfast, serve this crunchy matzo granola over yogurt, with milk and fruit, or straight out of the bowl. It's a healthy way to start the day.

Granola Bark

It's extra-crunchy and protein-packed, thanks to flaxseeds, almonds, pepitas, and the egg white that binds them all together. Just bake it up and break it up into snackable shards for breakfast on the go.

Citrus Breakfast Salad with Spicy Chile Granola

This bright and cheery breakfast combines blood oranges, Cara Caras, and satsuma mandarins. Scoop plain yogurt on top and finish with an element of surprise: make-ahead spicy granola, enlivened with a teaspoon of chile-infused oil. This recipe is featured in the cookbook Salad Freak: Recipes to Feed a Healthy Obsession ($26.99,

Honey-Pecan Granola

Rating: 3.5 stars 134
Use this homemade granola as a topping for yogurt, enjoy it as a cereal with milk, or simply snack as is. It's easy to make and is more economical than store-bought.

Maple Granola

Rating: 3.5 stars 39
Homemade granola is a nourishing breakfast. Use olive oil, which has many healthfulproperties, and pure maple syrup to bind rolled oats, raisins, and nuts before baking them.

Homemade Granola

Rating: 4 stars 10
This homemade granola is full of nutritious ingredients, like flax seeds and wheat germ. Use it to top our Homemade Yogurt recipe. 

Chocolate-Cherry Granola Bars

Back-to-school for kids means back-to-bake-sales for parents. These bars will earn adults an A+, because they're a cinch to make and very wholesome (they're also nut- and gluten-free).

Inspiration and Ideas

Start Your Day Off Right with Our Best Yogurt, Granola, and Cereal Recipes
For a healthy but tasty wake-up call, try our grain- and calcium-rich recipes, including homemade granola, yogurt drizzled with honey and walnuts, oatmeal, and more.
Pecan-Molasses Granola
Rating: Unrated 33
Serve this homemade granola on plain yogurt with fresh fruit for a sweet, healthy breakfast.
Peanut-Butter and Marshmallow Granola Bars
Rating: 3.5 stars 17

The addition of marshmallows makes these hearty bars more like treats.