Irresistible Maple Pecan Granola
Maple Pecan Granola is the epitome of a delightful breakfast treat. Imagine waking up to the aroma of sweet maple syrup and toasted pecans wafting through your kitchen, promising a day that begins on a delicious note. This recipe has been perfected over years, ensuring every bite is a heavenly experience. The crunchy texture of oats combined with the richness of pecans, all bound together by the sweetness of maple syrup, creates a symphony of flavors that dances on your taste buds.
- 2 cups rolled oats
- 1 cup chopped pecans
- 1/2 cup pure maple syrup
- 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- Preheat your oven to 325°F (160°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- In a large bowl, combine oats, chopped pecans, cinnamon, and salt.
- In a separate bowl, whisk together maple syrup, melted coconut oil, and vanilla extract.
- Pour the wet ingredients over the dry ingredients and mix well, ensuring everything is evenly coated.
- Spread the mixture onto the prepared baking sheet in an even layer.
- Bake for 20-25 minutes, stirring halfway through, until the granola is golden brown.
- Remove from the oven and let it cool completely. The granola will crisp up as it cools.
- Once cooled, store in an airtight container and enjoy with yogurt, milk, or as a snack!
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Yield: Approximately 4 cups of granola
Irresistible Maple Pecan Granola is a mouthwatering blend of oats, pecans, and maple syrup, baked to golden perfection. Perfect for breakfast or snacking!
Nutritional Information: (Per 1/2 cup serving) Calories: 280 | Total Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 60mg | Total Carbohydrates: 30g | Dietary Fiber: 4g | Sugars: 10g | Protein: 5g
Maple Pecan Granola isn’t just a recipe; it’s a celebration of flavors. Each bite is a reminder that mornings can be as sweet and delightful as you make them. Whether you enjoy it with your morning yogurt or grab a handful as an afternoon snack, this granola will undoubtedly make your day a little brighter.