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Chunky Granola Recipe Image - A bowl of chunky granola topped off with fruit served in a bowl

Homemade Chunky Granola Recipe

Recipe for a deliciously homemade chunky  granola that you can make in less than an hour. Simply put everything in a bowl, give it a mix, bake in the oven and enjoy throughout the week. Once you try this recipe, you will never want to go back to store bought granola. Guaranteed.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8 -10 cups granola
Calories 470kcal


  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup packed coconut sugar or brown sugar
  • 4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon table salt
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil grapeseed, coconut, and avocado oil would all work
  • 5 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 cup walnuts chopped
  • 1 cup raw almonds chopped
  • 1/2 cup raisins chopped
  • 1/2 cup cranberries chopped
  • 1/2 cup goji berries chopped
  • 1/2 cup dates chopped
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut flakes


  • Adjust the oven rack to upper middle position. Heat oven to 325 °F.
  • Line your sheet pan with parchment paper. (it helps tremendously when it is time to clean.)
  • Whisk maple syrup, brown sugar, vanilla, salt and oil in a BIG bowl.
  • Add the oats, almonds and walnuts in to the liquid mixture and fold until thoroughly mixed.
  • Transfer the oat mixture onto baking sheet and spread it to make an even layer.
  • Using the back of a ramekin or a spatula, compress oat mixture until it is very compact.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes rotating pan once halfway through baking.
  • Once baked, remove it from the oven and let it cool for 15-30 minutes.
  • Break cooled granola into pieces of your desired size.
  • Mix in the chopped dried fruit and shredded coconut.



Calories: 470kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Sodium: 174mg | Potassium: 367mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 73mg | Iron: 1mg