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Homemade Fruit and Nut Granola Recipe

Healthy and delicious homemade granola made with rolled oats, almonds, raisins, coconut oil, and naturally sweetened with maple syrup. Recipe yields about 3.5 cups.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: granola, oats
Author: Gabriella @ Nutritious Minimalist


  • 2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 2/3 cup unsalted slivered almonds
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup melted coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup (or honey)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup raisins


  • Preheat oven to 350 ℉. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper or a non-stick silicone baking sheet.
  • In a large bowl, mix the oats, nuts, cinnamon, and salt. Add the maple syrup, melted coconut oil, and vanilla extract and stir until everything is coated.
  • Pour the mixture onto the baking sheet and evenly spread it out into a thin layer with a spatula. Bake for 20 minutes. 
  • Let it cool untouched for 30 minutes to let it harden. Add the raisins and use a spatula to break it up into pieces.