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15 Granola Recipes

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15 Granola Recipes |

There’s something so blissfully warming and satisfying about the scent of granola toasting in the oven. Quite possibly because its aroma (no matter what kind you’re making) is reminiscent of fresh-baked cookies. Or, as is the case with some of the recipes below, anything from chai to pecan pie to banana bread and beyond. The options with homemade granola are deliciously limitless!

And while the idea of homemade granola seems to intimidate some, it’s surprisingly easy to make. Plus, the homemade stuff tastes so much better than anything you could ever buy in the store, and is usually much healthier too. You can whip up a batch with simple everyday ingredients, and within 30 minutes or so, it will bake up to crispy perfection, your house will smell amazing, and you’ll have breakfast covered for the next couple of weeks (if you can control yourself, that is). Then just serve it up with fresh fruit, Greek yogurt, or milk. Or you can snack on it with sheer abandon any time of day.

My favorite way to make granola is to, of course, toss it every so often while it’s baking, but then leave it be for about 10 minutes after I take it out of the oven. Then I break it all up with my hands, which is the best way to make sure you get those delectable little clusters, if that’s your thing. (Mixing in an egg white with your granola before baking helps achieve that effect too!)  Then I dive in, which I’m sure you’ll want to do with all of these delicious granola recipes below. They are the perfect antidote to liven up your breakfast rut, and are sure to convert any breakfast skippers out there. Happy baking!

Honey Hazelnut Granola |

Honey Hazelnut Granola | Tutti Dolci

Pistachio Goji Berry Granola |

Pistachio Goji Berry Granola | Love and Lemons

Chunky Chocolate Buckwheat Granola |

Chunky Chocolate Buckwheat Granola | My New Roots

Pina Colada Granola |

Pina Colada Granola | Gimme Some Oven

Apple Spice Granola |

Apple Spice Granola | Blahnik Baker

Cranberry Orange Granola |

Cranberry Orange Granola | Cookie and Kate

Chocolate Almond Olive Oil Granola |

Chocolate Almond Olive Oil Granola | Girl Versus Dough

Chai-Spiced Granola |

Chai-Spiced Granola | Gimme Some Oven

Flower Power Granola |

Flower Power Granola | From the Land We Live On

Almond Joy Granola |

Almond Joy Granola | The Lemon Bowl

Banana Bread Granola |

Banana Bread Granola | Minimalist Baker

Brown Butter Maple Granola |

Brown Butter Maple Granola | Two Peas and Their Pod

Quinoa Granola |

Quinoa Granola | Gimme Some Oven

Pecan Pie Granola |

Pecan Pie Granola | Dashing Dish

Coconut Raisin Granola |

Coconut Raisin Granola | Pastry Affair

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Hayley @ Gimme Some Oven

Hayley Putnam lives to eat, and loves writing, particularly about food! She contributes to Foodie Crush, and also bakes and blogs for her own little nook of the food blogosphere, Tiptoes in the KitchenShe lives in Greensboro, N.C., with her husband Jay and their four-legged furry daughter, Luma.  You can also find Hayley on Pinterest and Instagram.

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15 comments on “15 Granola Recipes”

  1. Yessss best roundup.  I could eat granola all day.  I could…unfortunately.  

  2. I want to eat all of these granolas right now!! You’re so right about the smell it creates in the house. I think I will be making a batch later this week – thanks for the inspiration and thanks for sharing my Almond Joy Granola! xoxo

  3. Thanks for featuring my recipe :) Love this! can’t wait to discover some of the other delicious granolas on your list.

  4. I’ve never tried so many different types of granola! The pina colado or cranberry orange look right up my alley!

  5. Homemade granola is one of my favorite things to bake and eat. This is a great round up!

  6. Wow! Need to try ’em

  7. Granola+ home-made apple sauce+ Greek yogurt is my cheat versions of apple pie, it’s a perfect snack. I like to make mine plain, without added dried fruit, this way it is easy to change up the flavor based on my mood by adding fresh berries, fruit, or dried fruit.

  8. This post made me realized how boring my granola is. I have to try these out!

  9. Oh my gosh, I want to try them all! My husband loves granola and would be in heaven if I went on a granola-making kick! Thanks for putting these all together!

  10. Ok, the Pina Colada granola sounds downright amazing!  I love anything with tropical flavors and this would be awesome on top of Greek yogurt.  Thank you for a great list!

  11. Thank you for the granola love, this is such a fab round up!

  12. Hello,

    I received an email about new pins and this one popped up! I am very excited to try some of these as i love to snack and don’
    t always make the best choices. Thank you and have a very great day!