Homemade Granola


This is a great recipe for homemade granola. I make it weekly! Any dried fruit can be substituted for the raisins. I use dried cranberries in mine and it's fantastic!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins


  • 5 cups old-fashioned oats

  • 1 cup brown sugar

  • 1 cup flaked coconut

  • 1 cup wheat germ

  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • ½ cup water

  • ½ cup vegetable oil

  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

  • ½ cup raisins

  • ½ cup sliced almonds


  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).

  2. Mix oats, brown sugar, coconut, wheat germ, cinnamon, and nutmeg together in a large bowl. Stir water, oil, and vanilla extract into oat mixture; spread onto a baking sheet.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven, stirring every 15 minutes, until golden brown and crunchy, about 1 hour; transfer to a bowl. Stir raisins and almonds through granola.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

367 Calories
16g Fat
50g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 367
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Sodium 25mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 50g 18%
Dietary Fiber 6g 23%
Total Sugars 19g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 52mg 4%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 331mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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