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Homemade Olive Oil Granola Recipe

Easy & delicious oven-baked homemade olive oil granola recipe. Oatmeal, nuts & craisins makes this a healthy topping for yogurt or cereal.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 2 quart jars


  • 3 cups old fashioned oatmeal
  • 1 1/2 cups sliced almonds
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup craisins or raisins
  • 3/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar firmly packed
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
  • In a large bowl, combine oatmeal, all nuts, and craisins. Stir so it's well mixed.
  • In a smaller, separate bowl, whisk together maple syrup, olive oil, brown sugar, salt, and cinnamon.
  • Pour maple syrup mixture over oatmeal mixture.
  • Stir well so all of the oatmeal mixture is covered with the syrup mixture.
  • Pour out on a large, rimmed baking sheet that has been sprayed with non-stick spray. Spread into a single layer.
  • Bake for 45 minutes. Remove from oven at 15 minute intervals and stir. Mixture will be golden brown and well toasted when done.
  • Cool completely. Store in jars or other airtight container.


1 extra cup of ingredients can be added without increasing the amount of syrup mixture. 
1 cup pumpkin seeds, raw and hulled
1 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
Any other type of dried fruit.