Toasted-Coconut Granola

Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
7 cups

This delicious granola recipe is courtesy of Nekisia Davis of Early Bird Foods.


  • 3 cups old-fashioned rolled oats

  • 1 cup raw pumpkin seeds, hulled

  • 1 cup raw sunflower seeds, hulled

  • 1 cup coconut flakes

  • 1 ¼ cup raw pecans, coarsely chopped

  • ¾ cup pure maple syrup, preferably Grade A

  • ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • ½ cup packed light-brown sugar

  • Coarse salt


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.

  2. Place oats, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, coconut, pecans, syrup, olive oil, sugar, and 1 teaspoon salt in a large bowl and mix until well combined. Spread granola mixture in an even layer on a rimmed baking sheet. Transfer to oven and bake, stirring every 10 minutes, until granola is toasted, about 45 minutes.

  3. Remove granola from oven and season with salt. Let cool completely before serving or storing in an airtight container for up to 1 month.

    Chelsea Cavanaugh
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