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Homemade Nut Free Granola Recipe

Homemade Nut Free Granola Recipe

A delicious homemade nut free granola recipe you can eat with yogurt, in a bowl with milk or all by it's self as a snack.
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword granola, nut free granola, snack
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 10
Author Mary Bostow


  • 3 cups rolled oats, uncooked
  • 1 cup Pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 cup Hemp seed
  • 1/4 cup Chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup Sunflower seeds
  • 1 cup sliced or shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1 Tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 Teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup cranberries or any dried fruit
  • 1 Teaspoon grated orange peel (optional)


  • Preheat oven to 285 degrees. Line a cookie sheet or roasting pan with parchment paper or foil. 
    In a large bowl, combine seeds, oats and coconut flakes.
    Melt coconut oil in a microwave safe bowl in the microwave or in a saucepan over low heat. After the coconut oil has melted, remove it from the heat and stir in the maple syrup. Add the cinnamon, nutmeg,(orange zest if using) and salt to the pan and stir to combine.
    Pour the syrup in the saucepan over the seeds, oats and coconut in the large bowl. Mix with a spatula to combine and coat the mixture well. Don't not add the dried fruit until after the granola has baked.
    Place the pan in the preheated 285 degree oven and bake for 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes.
    Remove the pan from the oven and add the dried fruit. stir to combine. Allow the granola to cool completely. Store in an airtight container.