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Homemade Granola on a 9x13 baking sheet

Elise’s Homemade Vanilla Granola

This Homemade Vanilla Granola is superior to anything you can buy. The flavors are so much better, it is amazing on yogurt or with milk over the top.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword Breakfast, Granola
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 36
Calories 197kcal
Author Elise Donovan


  • Sauce pan



  • Preheat oven to 300-degrees. Combine first 6 ingredients (dry ingredients) in a large bowl.
    Oats, almonds, craisins, and spices in a bowl
  • Combine oil, honey, and vanilla in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Let boil for 1 minute.
    Honey, coconut oil, and vanilla boiling in a pot
  • Pour the honey mixture over the oat mixture. Mix until all ingredients are moistened.
    Honey mixture being poured over granola
  • Divide and spread mixture over 2 large cookie sheets and bake for 20-30 minutes. Remove from oven. Use a spatula to stir the granola on the pan. Allow to cool for 15 minutes.
    Homemade Granola on a 9x13 baking sheet
  • For chewy granola: While the granola is still slightly warm and soft, transfer to an airtight container or bag it in large resealable plastic bags.
    For crunchy granola: Allow granola to cool completely. Break up granola and transfer it to an airtight container or bag it in large resealable plastic bags.
    Homemade Granola in a glass jar
  • Serve plain, with yogurt, or with milk.
    Yogurt and granola in a bowl



Serving: 1g | Calories: 197kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 68mg | Potassium: 122mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1mg