Dark Honey Pecan Granola


This makes many and more servings. Honey, pecans, and coconut flakes combine with rolled oats and bake at a higher temperature for a darker-colored, deeper-flavored granola sure to please. Store in an airtight container.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 17 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 27 mins
24 cups


  • 15 cups rolled oats

  • 5 cups pecan halves

  • 3 cups unsweetened coconut flakes

  • 1 cup flax seeds

  • 2 cups honey

  • 2 cups white sugar

  • 1 cup coconut oil

  • 1 tablespoon sea salt

  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Line a 13x17-inch baking dish with parchment paper.

  2. Combine oats, pecan halves, coconut flakes, and flax seeds in the prepared baking dish; mix well.

  3. Combine honey, white sugar, coconut oil, and salt in a large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on high until mixture starts to bubble, 2 to 3 minutes. Whisk until honey and coconut oil are well-combined. Stir in vanilla extract.

  4. Pour honey mixture over oat mixture in the baking dish; stir until evenly distributed.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven, stirring every 15 minutes, until oats are a deep golden brown, about 1 hour 15 minutes. Allow to cool, about 1 hour. Break oat clusters apart before serving.

Cook's Note:

Watch the honey mixture closely in the microwave to make sure it does not boil over the sides of the bowl.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

172 Calories
10g Fat
21g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 96
Calories 172
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 12%
Saturated Fat 4g 21%
Sodium 58mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 16mg 1%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 102mg 2%

* 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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