This delicious granola recipe is courtesy of Nekisia Davis of Early Bird Foods.
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.
Perfect Homemade Granola
If you prefer some other dried fruit, such as cranberries, you can add them to this mix.
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.
Fig and Ginger Granola
This granola recipe makes a versatile base for the two variations that follow, using just a few simple swaps.
Peanut-Butter Granola Balls
Make this batch of chewy, nutty granola bars and have an after-school snack available for a week.
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.
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.
Serve this homemade granola on plain yogurt with fresh fruit for a sweet, healthy breakfast.
Granola with Pecans and Dried Fruit
The recipe for this irresistible granola, from Laura Gidley-Feltz of Columbia, Illinois, was inspired by pecans from her family farm.