Great Crunchy Granola

Makes 8 servings

The honey-syrup mixture makes this a favorite.  Experiment with different ingredients and your preferred amount of sweetener.



  • 3 cups old fashioned oats
  • 1/3 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds
  • 2 tablespoons flax seeds
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup dried apples
  • Soy Milk (optional)
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In large bowl, combine nuts, seeds and oats, nuts and seeds.
  3. Heat maple syrup, oil, honey, cinnamon and vanilla in small saucepan until warm, 2-3 minutes.  Stir. Pour over oat mixture.  Stir until evenly coated.
  4. Coat large cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  5. On cookie sheet, spread granola evenly to cover pan
  6. Place in oven. Bake 5 minutes then take out of oven and stir.  Return to oven to bake another 5 minutes and stir again. Repeat one more time for total cooking time of 15 minutes.
  7. Cool granola in pan.  It will get crisp.
  8. Will keep in airtight container 1-2 weeks.
  9. Serve with soy milk.

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Nutrition Information

Great Crunchy Granola

Servings per Recipe: 8

Amount per Serving

Calories:  363

Calories from Fat:  

Total Fat:  11.5g

Saturated Fat:  1.3g

Cholesterol:  0mg

Sodium:  76mg

Carbohydrates:  56.2g

Dietary Fiber:  7.6g

Protein:  13.4g

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