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Basic Granola Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins

You’ll come back to this basic granola recipe time and time again- it’s simple and so good. Big clusters of crunchy oats and almonds, lightly sweetened with honey and brown sugar, with just a hint of warm cinnamon.

Course: Breakfast, Brunch, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Granola
Servings: 8 1/2-cup servings
Calories: 379 kcal
  1. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F, and line a baking sheet with a silicone mat, parchment, or foil.
  2. Place the oats, almonds, brown sugar, cinnamon, and salt in a large mixing bowl and toss to combine.  
  3. Stir the melted butter, honey, and egg white together, and pour into the oat mixture.  
  4. Stir together until well-combined.  
  5. Transfer the mixture to the prepared baking sheet, spreading it out in an even layer.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes or until the almonds look lightly toasted.  
  7. Cool completely on the baking sheet, then transfer to an airtight container.  Keeps for 2 weeks at room temperature.

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Nutrition Facts
Basic Granola Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 379 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 15mg5%
Sodium 86mg4%
Potassium 273mg8%
Carbohydrates 55g18%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 25g28%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 175IU4%
Calcium 73mg7%
Iron 2.4mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.