If you love the crunchy goodness of granola but don't love all of the added sugar, this naturally sweetened maple cinnamon walnut granola is the recipe for you. This granola is made with only a handful of ingredients and in under half an hour. Sweetened with only pure maple syrup, this granola is naturally sweetened with no added sugar. Packed with old fashioned oats and crunchy walnuts, and flavored with cinnamon and vanilla, this recipe is one you can feel great about eating. Why buy it at the store when it's so easy to make with a handful of pantry staples?
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Prep Time 5minutes
Cook Time 20minutes
2cupsold fashioned oats
1/2cuppure maple syrup
Preheat the oven to 325F.
Line the baking sheet with parchment paper.
In a mixing bowl, add the oats, chopped walnuts, cinnamon, vanilla extract, salt, and stir to combine.
Add the maple syrup, and stir to incorporate.
Make sure the maple syrup is evenly incorporated throughout the other ingredients to ensure an even coating and flavor distribution.
Spread the granola on the sheet pan in a flat, even layer. Make sure there are no gaps in the ingredients, so that it bakes together.
Bake for 20 minutes.
Remove from the oven, and let the granola cool (do not touch it!)
Let the granola cool for 30-60 minutes before breaking it into pieces.