Apple Cinnamon Granola Recipe

Create this delicious vegetarian and gluten-free breakfast recipe the next time you’re enjoying a leisurely weekend at home. For a naturally sweet addition, pair with freshly chopped apple and blueberries for an extra bit of flavour!

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Ingredients

3/5 cups oats

1 cup pepitas

1/4 cup brown sugar

2 tsp ground cinnamon

1/4 tsp ground allspice

1/2 tsp salt

3/4 cup applesauce

1.5 tbsp honey

1 tbsp canola oil

1/2 tsp vanilla extract

1 cup chopped dried apples

Method

  1. Preheat your oven to 300ºF (150ºC), then combine the oats, pepitas, brown sugar, cinnamon, all spice and salt in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Warm the applesauce, honey, canola oil, and vanilla extract over a small saucepan over medium-low heat.
  3. Pour the liquids over the dry ingredients, then stir well. Line a baking sheet over paper over a tray, then spread the mixture evenly.
  4. Bake the granola for 45-50 minutes, and stir well until golden brown. Remove from the oven, then stir in the chopped up apples and blueberries. Let the granola cool completely before storing in an airtight container.

Image and Recipe via Two Peas and Their Pod