Crunchy Maple Granola Recipe

Serve this easy-to-make and customizable granola with yogurt and fresh fruit for a delicious breakfast or snack treat.

Servings: 8
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups rolled oats (old-fashioned type)
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts (or nut of your choice)
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 egg whites (optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 F.
  2. In a bowl, combine all dry ingredients (rolled oats, pecans or walnuts, sunflower seeds, cinnamon, salt).
  3. Add wet ingredients (maple syrup, vanilla, and egg whites) and stir to coat dry ingredients.
  4. Spread evenly on a baking sheet and bake for 35 minutes, stirring every 10 to 12 minutes.
  5. Cool on a rack and transfer to a sealed glass container (will last for at least 3 to 4 weeks).
  6. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 180
  • Total fat: 9 g
  • Saturated fat: 1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 160 mg
  • Total carbohydrate: 22 g
  • Dietary fiber: 3 g
  • Sugars: 1 g
  • Added sugars: 6 g
  • Protein: 5 g