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Best Granola Recipe for Fall, & GF, DF Apple “Pie”
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
1 hr 5 mins

All the best fall ingredients go into this homemade granola recipe! Layer it with spiced apples in a maple glaze, and top with whipped coconut cream for a "pie," so delish you'll never miss the gluten, dairy, or refined sugar.

Course: Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: fall granola
Servings: 8
Calories: 549 kcal
For the Granola
For the Spiced Apples
For the Whipped Coconut Cream
To Make the Granola:
  1. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment or a silicone mat.
  2. Place the oats, pecans, pepitas, cinnamon, salt, and ginger in a large bowl and toss together.
  3. In a large liquid measure, combine the oil, maple syrup, egg whites, honey, and vanilla, and pour over the oat mixture.
  4. Stir together to coat, then spread the granola over the prepared baking sheet in an even layer.
  5. Bake for 45 minutes or until fragrant and toasty. Cool completely, add the cranberries, and store in an airtight container.
To Make the Spiced Apples:
  1. Heat the oil in a small skillet, then add the remaining ingredients.
  2. Cook on medium heat until the apples are soft.
  3. Layer the cooked apples over the granola and top with whipped coconut cream.

To Make the Whipped Coconut Cream:
  1. Place the can of coconut milk upside-down in the refrigerator overnight.
  2. Turn the can right side up, then open the can and pour off the clear liquid. Reserve for another use (it's great in a smoothie).
  3. Scoop the thick, white coconut cream from the bottom of the can into a small mixing bowl, add the honey, and whip for about 30-45 seconds, or until light and airy.
Nutrition Facts
Best Granola Recipe for Fall, & GF, DF Apple “Pie”
Amount Per Serving
Calories 549 Calories from Fat 279
% Daily Value*
Fat 31g48%
Saturated Fat 18g113%
Sodium 243mg11%
Potassium 484mg14%
Carbohydrates 64g21%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 34g38%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 49IU1%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
Calcium 77mg8%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.