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Pumpkin Granola Recipe

This delicious homemade pumpkin granola recipe is a balanced, low-sodium, vegan, vegetarian, dairy-free, gluten-free.

 Fresh tart cranberries are nicely balanced with maple syrup, dates and pumpkin puree sweetness.

Pumpkin pie spices and extra cinnamon add the signature Fall Flavors we all love. This is an amazing flavor combination of sweet and tart.

Healthy Granola Likes this makes a wonderful filling and sustaining snack or breakfast food.

It’s simple to make this delicious granola and adjust the recipe as you like it. Love it? We do. It doubles well. and stores easily.

Pumpkin Cranberry Granola. This Delicious Recipe Is Balanced, Low-Sodium, Vegan, Vegetarian, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free.
Pumpkin Granola. This delicious recipe is balanced, low-sodium, vegan, vegetarian, dairy-free, gluten-free.
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Pumpkin Cranberry Granola
Yield: 16 servings

Pumpkin Cranberry Granola

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Additional Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes

A perfect Fall snack or breakfast food. This homemade granola has so many wonderful Fall flavors. It's made with fresh cranberries, pumpkin puree and Fall spices.


  • 3 Cups rolled regular oats
  • 1 1/4 Cups raw pecans, chopped as you like them
  • 1/3 Cup raw pepitas
  • 1/3 Cup Medjool dates, sliced
  • 3/4 Cup cranberries, fresh or dried
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 3/4 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 Cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 Cup maple syrup
  • 1/3 Cup pumpkin puree


  1. Preheat oven to 325F
  2. Oil your cookie sheet Or line the baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone matt.
  3. Mix the oats, nuts, seeds and spices together in a large bowl. Set aside.Pumpkin Granola-Dry Ingredients In Bowl
  4. In a small saucepan over medium-low heat, heat the coconut oil, maple syrup, fresh cranberries and pumpkin puree.Wet Ingredients For Pumpkin Granola
  5. Raise heat to boil. Cooking Cranberries, Pumpkin, Oil And Maple Syrup
  6. Raise heat to a boil and cook 5 minutes or so until cranberries burst. Stirring frequentlyCooked And Burst Cranberries
  7. Remove from heat.
  8. Spread the dry ingredients evenly onto the prepared baking sheet.Dry Ingredients On Baking Sheet-Pumpkin Granola
  9. Pour the cooked ingredients over dry ingredients. Pouring Wet Ingredients Over Dry. Pumpkin Granola.
  10. Mix until wet ingredients are thoroughly incorporated..
  11. Bake for 20 minutes, stirring a bit near the halfway point.
  12. If you prefer chunkier granola, don’t stir as it breaks up the clusters. Instead, just rotate the pans at the halfway point to ensure even cooking
  13. Once the granola is golden brown (usually about 25 minutes), remove from oven and let cool completely. It will crisp up as it cools
  14. Serve over yogurt, eat it plain or with milk as a cereal.Pouring Pumpkin Granola Over Yogurt


Granola baking times can need adjustments. Stir the granola half way through to get it all exposed to the heat.

If you wnt it drier feel free to increase the baking time. If doubling the recipe EXPECT to increase the baking time quite a bit.

The granola will continue to dry as it cools after baking. However, it may have damp spots.

Make it as you like it.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 154Total Fat 11gSaturated Fat 4gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 6gCholesterol 0mgSodium 2mgCarbohydrates 15gFiber 2gSugar 10gProtein 2g

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